Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams is a Senior Premier Field Engineer for Microsoft. He works directly with customers to help them realize their business potential and accelerate their digital transformation on premises and in the cloud.

Previously, Ryan was a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and spent 19 years working for a fortune 100 company. His passion is the SQL Server Engine, High Availability, and Disaster Recovery. He also served on the Board of Directors for the North Texas SQL Server User Group, was President of the PASS Performance Virtual Chapter, was a PASS Regional Mentor, and served as a Director for the PASS organization.

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Cloud Databases Made Simple: Creating Your First AWS RDS Instance

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I recently started full time learning of Amazon Web Services (AWS). I found that...

First Time Speaking with a Mask at an Event

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Over the past couple of months, I have started losing my ability to talk...

A New Word: Apolytus

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Forums

Disk (SCSI) Controllers - Parallel Disk I/O

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Hey For SQL Server VMs I use the max number of SCSI controllers supported...

SQL Server Semantic Search (Find Text in External Files)

By Stephen Butland

Dear community, I am trying to search word documents (docx) for a particular drug...

Data Archival: 1 table (Database A) to 1 table (Database B)

By Tava

I'm currently in the process of building an archival  & reporting solution and just...

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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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