Brent shows us how to Install Azure Data Studio to Work with SQL Server.
You’ve heard that shrinking a database is bad because it introduces both external and internal fragmentation, it causes blocking, it causes transaction log growth while it runs, and it’s slow and single-threaded. You understand that if it’s just a matter of 10-20-30% of a database, and the database is only 100-200GB, you might as well just leave the space there, because you’re gonna end up using it anyway.
Keeping SQL Server instances patched can be a time-consuming task for DBAs. In this article, Alejandro Cobar explains how he created a service in Azure that anyone can use to retrieve the build information for SQL Server.
In this article in the storage series, Robert Sheldon explains infrastructure options that simplify administration and improve resource utilization. He discusses the differences and benefits of converged, hyperconverged, and composable infrastructures.
Today Kendra talks about two of the online options used when working with indexes.
Accelerated Database Recovery is new with SQL Server 2019 and Azure SQL Database and used to decrease the time for rolling back large operations and database recovery. In this article, Forrest McDaniel explains how it works.
You can use SQL Audit to record changes to security, access to tables, and more to help you meet compliance requirements. In this article, Joshua Feierman explains how to set up the audit and collect the data in Azure Log Analytics when running SQL Server in an Azure VM.