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Why you should include the database in your 2021 IT strategy

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As 2020 draws to a close, managers in many organizations are considering what the next 12 months IT strategy should look like, and how this underpins business objectives. Given the current business climate where the pandemic has prompted many companies to change the way they work, it’s even more important right now – and it’s an opportunity to get ahead.

2020-12-03

BMWs SQL Server Enterprise Architect on the challenges of monitoring

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Tony Maddonna, BMW’s SQL Server Enterprise Architect, writes about the challenges of database monitoring. Drawing on experiences throughout his career, this blog covers manual vs third party, proactive monitoring in dev and test, and managing expectations of the cloud. To learn more, and read his tips on how to build a business case for third-party tooling, check out his blog.

2020-11-27

SQL Snippets Galore, Added to SQL Prompt

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Imagine having at your fingertips all the metadata queries you need to explore your SQL Server databases and then, a few clicks later, all your diagnostic queries to troubleshoot their performance. Phil Factor demonstrates how it can be done, by storing each set of snippets in a standard JSON collection and using PowerShell to convert them to SQL Prompt snippet files.

2020-11-25

SQL Monitor 11.0: Monitor SQL Servers hosted on Amazon RDS

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We’ve just released SQL Monitor 11.0, and for this latest version we partnered with Amazon AWS to let you monitor SQL Severs hosted on Amazon RDS. You can monitor these alongside your on-premises and other cloud-based servers, instances, and databases, giving you visibility in a single pane of glass. Version 11.0 also introduces new advanced tempdb monitoring metrics, and significant performance improvements.

2020-11-13

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