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SolarWinds Lab Episode 35: MySQL Database Monitoring With DPA


The new version of SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer is hitting the streets, and there’s a new member of the family – MySQL! Join Head Geeks Leon Adato and Thomas LaRock, along with guest Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager Janis Griffin as they show off …



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The Unifying Force of Data


Someday, we may look back on IT as a subset of social science as much as a technological discipline. Because it sits at the intersection of business and technology, visibility and information are at a premium within organizations. In another social science, economics, there …



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Hardware or Code? SQL Server Performance Examined


CPUs are running faster now than ever before, solid-state drives are replacing spinning disks, and database servers have terabytes of RAM. Because these resources are plentiful and increasingly affordable, it can seem tempting to solve database performance issues with hardware. But consider this example: …





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5 Things You Didn’t Know About SQL Agent


Microsoft SQL Server comes with a boatload of additional components. One component is the SQL Agent. The purpose of the SQL Agent is to serve as a job scheduler. Many experienced DBAs use jobs running inside the SQL Agent to perform routine tasks such …