Infrastructure 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...

Setup Perfmon for 24×7 Collection

Recording ongoing performance information is vital to have a running history of the system state in case issues arise. More importantly, having a running stream of performance information gives you a running history that you can refer to for generating an ongoing...