Database Articles

Top 10 Must-Ask Questions Before Going to the Cloud

After architecting and migrating some of the world’s largest data platforms, David Klee, database and infrastructure industry veteran walks through his top ten must ask questions before migrating to the cloud so that you can save time, money, and grief. This is a must...

The Secret to Saving on Cloud Costs

Have you ever cringed when you received your monthly cloud bill? Does it feel like you’re overpaying for your cloud services, but don’t know how to reduce your monthly cloud spend? In this video, I am revealing the secret to save on cloud costs that vendors won’t tell...

PASS Summit 2020 Precon Scripts & Links

An attendee at my PASS Summit precon on virtualized SQL Server performance tuning on Monday asked a great question. "Do you have a list of the tools and scripts that you're using in this precon?" Now I do! This list is an abbreviated list of the utilities and scripts...

How to Import Perfmon Data into a SQL Server for Analysis

If you followed the last video, I showed you how to set up windows perfmon for ongoing performance metric collection on all of your critical SQL Server machines. However, having this raw data in a portable format doesn’t mean you have an easy means to access that...