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Webinar Wednesday with Pavilion – SQL Server Performance

I'm thrilled to announce a new webinar with Pavilion Data for this Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 10:00am Pacific time entitled "Achieve 3x SQL Server Performance While Doubling VM Density". The time to commit a database transaction and the impact from lots of...

PASS Data Community Summit 2021 Precon Announcement

I'm thrilled to announce my preconference training session ahead of this year's virtual PASS Data Community Summit, held during the week of November 8-12, 2021. This event is available for registration at https://passdatacommunitysummit.com. I'll see you there!...

SQL Server Session at VMworld 2021

I'm thrilled to be presenting with Deji Akomolafe a new session at this year's VMworld 2021 conference called "Virtualization Microsoft SQL Server on vSphere - Stories from the Trenches" (session number MCL1318). Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server (the most virtualized...

Scale your SQL Server data files without an outage

Do you have quite large MDF files on your database? By large, I mean hundreds of gigabytes (or larger). Have you ever noticed that your SQL Server disk stall metrics for these data files are much higher than the storage latency metrics exhibited on the...