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SQL Server Problems? Try These Tips First

When SQL Server is having performance issues, giving you error messages, or just running slowly, you need to figure out the root cause of the problem before making any changes.…

Key Challenges of Database Cloud Migration

As we shift enterprise computing to the cloud, the need for database migration increases—but with this comes the inherent challenges of migration and the need to plan. Moving to the…

Database Cloud Migration Done Right – SolarWinds Lab Episode #95

The global pandemic has accelerated corporate planning for cloud computing and digital transformation by 2-4 years on average. But database migration, the process of moving a database from one place…

Bridging Data and DevOps: Is Your DevOps Incomplete?

DevOps has great potential; when it’s done right, it offers organizations improved collaboration, quick innovation, better quality, and shorter delivery cycles. But the reality is that some businesses don’t carry…

Further Tips on our Database Migration to the Azure Cloud Session at MS Ignite 2021

I was really stoked to deliver a session at Microsoft Ignite with my long-time friend and fellow Head Geek™, Tom LaRock, on the topic of migrating an on-premises SQL Server…

5 Universal Steps to Cloud Database Migration

Chances are if you’re reading this, you are (or are thinking about) moving to cloud. While cloud migration isn’t a new term and many people are migrating, there are a…

7 Things DBAs Should Do Before Going On Holiday

Thanks to 2020, many of us don’t remember the last time we took a holiday or vacation. If you were able to get away from the office, kudos to you.…

How to Become a Microsoft MVP

I’ve been a Microsoft MVP since 2003-2004. Over the years, the number one question on my personal FAQ is “How do I become a Microsoft MVP?” So, let’s answer that…

Why Database Performance Is Key to Understanding Application Health

Traditional database and application monitoring used to mean talking about a single server, in a single data center, in a single location. Many monitoring tools were—and still are—built around this…

2021: The Year We May Be Able to Predict

Although our Head Geek Leon Adato may have attempted to predict 2020 last year, no one could’ve prepared us for what was to come. Today as we work from various…

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