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Sending resource alerts on Managed Instance using db_mail

One of the biggest issue that you might experience in Managed Instance is reaching storage limit or finding out that you don't have enough CPU. In this case you would need to get the bigger instance; however, this is not instant operation. In this post, you will see how you can monitor resource usage and send email alerts if there is a risk that you might reach the limits.

2023-12-20

Technical Article

Source Control with GIT, Power BI and Microsoft Fabric

Source control is fundamental when dealing with projects and sharing code between multiple developers. Power BI present some challenges related to source control. But it’s finally providing us with a solution to these challenges. Let’s analyse this piece-by-piece.

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2023-12-18

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When an update doesn’t update

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: I changed data from my application, but when I checked the database, I couldn’t see the change! I’ve seen this. Loads. It can be quite perplexing for folks because they expect to see an error message if the insert, update, or delete failed.

2023-12-15

External Article

What is subsetting, what are the advantages, and how does it make test data management easier?

As data grows and databases become larger and more complicated, data
subsetting provides a method of working with a smaller, lighter copy of a
database to make development and testing faster and easier.

In this article, James Hemson poses the questions; what exactly is data subsetting, how and why are developers using it – or not using it, and
what’s prompting conversations about it?

2023-12-11

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Implementing Change Data Capture

I have a complex environment that uses quite a few SQL Server 2022 servers. We have a powerful SQL Server running Enterprise that hosts most of our transaction data. However, there are remote locations that run Standard, Web, Express, and Express with Advanced Services editions for local collection of data before the data is transferred to our central Enterprise Edition server. We are considering using Change Data Capture (CDC) to lower the amount of data we transfer from clients. Which editions can we implement this feature on?

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