For the last five months or so, I have been helping some really smart people put words on paper, both the physical and electronic kind,… Read More »SQL Server 2017 Administration Inside Out
October is a busy month for me. I am flying all over the US and Canada for speaking engagements to share some thoughts about migrating… Read More »Compañero Conference and SQL Modernization Roadshow
For the longest time, MySQL has been the recommended database platform for blogs and other websites. It’s free. It’s available on every version of Linux,… Read More »Microsoft presents: MySQL and PostgreSQL?
Recently, I presented my “Back up and Restore your Database with Azure Blob Storage” session to the Bellingham PASS Chapter. There are two components to… Read More »Remote Storage Sync and Restore updated
November brings me back to my regular weekly posting schedule. I attended PASS Summit 2016 last week, and saw a lot of great sessions. Aside… Read More »Memory-Optimized Table-Valued Parameters
[Last updated February 27, 2020] Brent Ozar Unlimited runs a website called SQL Server Updates which comes in really handy for keeping your on-premises SQL… Read More »Should I upgrade SQL Server 2012, or migrate to Azure?
In our final look at migrating a database to Azure SQL Database, we will import a BACPAC file. From previous weeks we know that a… Read More »Importing a BACPAC into Azure SQL Database
This week we will actually move a database into Azure SQL Database, using the first of two of Microsoft’s recommended methods. The main thing to… Read More »Moving a database to Azure SQL Database