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I am a Senior DBA with interest in MS technology especially SQL Server and Azure. During 2015 I was mentored by Paul Randal – Data Platform (SQL Server) MVP and during 2016 I completed my SQLskills Immersion training on Internals and Performance Tuning. When I am not working I am in the gym burning calories.

Archives: July 2016

Why I like SQL Sentry Plan Explorer

Why I like SQL Sentry Plan Explorer. I am going to be honest here, before attending SQLSKILLS Immersion training I never really thought about using SQL Sentry Plan Explorer before, but once I saw the demos I knew from that … Continue reading

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Posted in All About SQL on 29 July 2016

Playing with TDE

UPDATE November 2016 – With SQL Server 2016 SP1, Microsoft will include key enterprise-class features in every edition of SQL Server 2016. This includes TDE! So lets have a recap. What is it? Quite simply – ENCRYPTION at rest; your data … Continue reading

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Posted in All About SQL on 27 July 2016

SQLskills Training

Well I finally accomplished a goal of mine– that being  to complete the training for SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimisation (IEPTO1 and IEPTO2) offered by sqlskills https://www.sqlskills.com/sql-server-training/ Modules covered: Database Structures Data File Internals and Maintenance Transactions and Locking … Continue reading

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Posted in All About SQL on 12 July 2016

Azure SQL Database scripts

I thought that this would be useful for others – couple of scripts that I have been using in Azure for my SQL Databases.Filed under: Azure

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Posted in All About SQL on 1 July 2016