Webcast: Putting a Better SQL Server in Production

Webcast: Putting a Better SQL Server in Production Webcast: Putting a Better SQL Server in Production Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time / 2:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM PT Problems come up everyday that could have been avoided by simply configuring SQL Server appropriately before using it. The tricky part is knowing what to change and how to determine the correct setting. Some settings require knowledge of how SQL Server works internally and
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Secrets of SQL Server Webcast: TempDB: Performance and Manageability

Secrets of SQL Server Webcast: TempDB: Performance and Manageability Register today for my Secrets of SQL Server webcast on July 13th. TempDB: Performance and Manageability Misconceptions and inconsistent advice on tempDB abounds. Even highly skilled DBAs cannot always agree on how to best configure tempDB. Part of the problem is that there is no single solution that can be applied to every situation. How many files should tempDB have? Should it be on RAID 1? RAID 10? How about Solid
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Idera ACE Program Members Announced

Idera ACE Program Members Announced Idera announced the lineup for their new ACE (Advisors & Community Educators) Program today, and I’m excited to be on of the Idera ACEs. The new Idera ACEs are established members of the SQL community who are already educators and advisors through various programs. Idera is enabling the ACEs to take an even bigger role in the SQL community and fostering our participation in even more SQL events. Below is a brief excerpt of what
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