Database Articles

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...

AI is going to be everywhere and in everything

I recently was a part of GestaltIT's AI Field Day and have been thinking heavily about artificial intelligence (and by extension, machine learning and deep learning) lately. I put some of these thoughts to audio (and video) recently with a podcast we recorded called...

Launching the Microsoft Data Platform Continuity Virtual Group

Disasters big and small happen, and as data professionals, you should be prepared for the worst! I’m thrilled to announce that we’re launching the Microsoft Data Platform Continuity Virtual Group, starting with an open questions and answer session on June 23rd at 1pm...