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Guest Columnist: Paul Brewer profile

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Restore Gene Version 6 - User Guide

Read about the Restore Genie and the new support for fork points, Azure and Multiple Concurrent Restores.   Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2016/09/13 | Source: | Category: restore genie
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 902 reads

SQL Azure Performance Benchmarking

An evaluation of the SQL Azure Database Performance Levels recommended by the DTU Calculator service, and a comparison with on premise SQL Server performance.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2016/02/04 | Source: | Category: azure sql database
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 1,291 reads

Cellular Automation – SQL Server CPU, IO and Hekaton Stress Testing

This article shows how you can use SQL Server spatial methods, mathematical rules and oscillating patterns to benchmark CPU, IO and Hekaton performance.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2015/06/15 | Source: | Category: spatial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,246 reads

Restore Gene : Automating SQL Server Database Restores

Restore Gene is a simple 2-script framework, one PowerShell script and one SQL stored procedure, which will speed up the production of restore scripts for manual disaster recovery, as well help automate log shipping.   Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2014/08/14 | Source: | Category: restore
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,335 reads

Table Partitioning –XE Diagnostic for Data Movements

Diagnose partitioning related data movement between file groups using Extended Events and Debug Symbols  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2014/05/22 | Source: | Category: partitioning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,449 reads

An AlwaysOn Bug with Service Broker Transmission Queue

Paul Brewer talks about an AlwaysOn problem affecting the Service Broker Transmission Queue.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2014/01/07 | Source: | Category: service broker
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,932 reads

Database Restore Automation

Read about Paul Brewer's Framework (Version 2) for Database Restore Automation.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2013/11/04 | Source: | Category: restore
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,990 reads

Log Shipping Lite with PowerShell

A PowerShell driver that performs incremental restores on a standby server, a lite weight log shipping solution.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2013/07/01 | Source: | Category: powershell
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,177 reads

PowerShell vs GUI Availability Group Rebuild

Windows Cluster\SQL Availability Group rebuild times comparison - Management Studio & Cluster Manager Vs PowerShell Commands   Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2013/06/17 | Source: | Category: windows cluster
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,743 reads

Data Mining SQLIO Results

Learn how to use Analysis Services Data Mining to identify the influence of RAID level and IO Pattern on Latency.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2013/03/26 | Source: | Category: sqlio
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,030 reads

T-SQL Restore Script Generator

A procedure that generates point in time restore database & log commands for your databases.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2013/01/24 | Source: | Category: restore
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 11,060 reads

Stop Food Waste - OS Open Data & SQL Azure

An attempt to use Ordanance Survey OS Open Data, SQL Server and SharePoint in the construction of a system for supermarkets to supply expiring food to nearby homeless shelters.   Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2012/06/14 | Source: | Category: ordnance survey os data
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,736 reads

Transaction Replication Publisher failover to Mirror

Transaction Replication Publisher failover/failback to mirror standby with automatic redirection of the subscriber and client application.  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2012/06/28 | Source: | Category: sql server 2008
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,481 reads

Transaction Replication Latency Diagnosis

Identify resource bottlenecks in a stressed transaction replication topology using PERFMON/PAL and system wait stats  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2012/05/09 | Source: | Category: perfmon
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,121 reads

SQL Server 2012 Active/Active Cluster in Hyper-V

Learn how to create a SQL Server 2012 Active/Active cluster in Hyper-V using an iSCSI SAN  Read more...
By Paul Brewer 2012/02/13 | Source: | Category: sql server 2012
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 6,523 reads
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