hellosqlkitty

Josephine Bush has over 10 years of experience as a Database Administrator. Her experience is extensive and broad-based, including in financial, business, and energy data sectors using SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL along with Azure and AWS. She is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Data Management and Analytics. She holds a BS in Information Technology, an MBA in IT Management, and an MS in Data Analytics. She presents at SQL conferences and user groups around the world. She is the leader of the Boulder SQL user group. She blogs on sqlkitty.com and you can reach her on Twitter @hellosqlkitty.

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Automating Database Maintenance on Azure SQL

Database maintenance is crucial for the health and performance of any database system, including those in Azure. Without regular maintenance, databases can become slow, unstable, and prone to crashes...

2023-06-07 (first published: )

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Question of the Day

Read Only Replica in SQL Server Standard

Our environment runs using SQL Server Standard. We are implementing Availability groups. Our database has been experiencing high read volumes, so I want to let the application read the Synchronized Secondary replica, as I read that HADR does this. Can we implement this?

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