Mike Donnelly

Mike
Donnelly

Mike Donnelly works on the BI team for an online university as a SQL Server systems developer in downtown Minneapolis. He has been working with SQL Server for 12 years and holds the MCTS for Database Developer 2008 and Database Administrator 2008 certification. One of his new favorite pastimes is speaking at SQL Saturdays around the country. He is an avid runner, blogger, and wannabe gourmet chef.

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Combining CDC and SSIS for Incremental Data Loads 8
Using SQL Server Integration Services and CDC, you can perform incremental loads to an operational data store. This process has been available since SQL Server 2008, but with the release of SQL Server 2012, there are new SSIS tasks and components that make the process straightforward.
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Sep 12, 2014
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Managing a Healthy SQL Server Database: Three Principles We Overlook

In managing a database or sometimes numerous databases, we often get caught up in the day-to-day maintenance and lose sight of the other principles we know are critical to ensuring optimal performance. Here’s a quick refresher....More
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Sep 9, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 5: Setting Up Failover Alerts

Alerts represent a great way to take a proactive stance on being notified or alerted when something ugly, potentially ugly, or important happens on a SQL Server. On most servers that I manage, I typically deploy a whole bevy of different alerts....More
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Sep 5, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 4: Synchronizing Server-Level Details

When setting up HA or HA+DR solutions with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups, it's critical to remember that the basic unit of failover in these scenarios is the availability group (or the group of user-defined databases)....More
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