Robert Pearl

Robert Pearl is a SQL Server MVP and creator of the award-winning database and monitoring alert system, SQLCentric. He’s the founder of Pearl Knowledge Solutions and recently joined Linchpin People as a partner. As a SQL Server community evangelist, he covers local SQL Server events in the New York City area and maintains the Pearl Knows blog.

Articles by Robert Pearl
I/O I/O It's Why My Server's Slow 3
Here are three tips that might get you singing a happier tune the next time your server is slow and you suspect it's I/O related.
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Apr 15, 2014
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Save Thousands in Licensing Costs for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups 1

Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
Apr 8, 2014
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NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws 1

While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
Apr 1, 2014
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SQL Server 2014 Now Available—No Joke

Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More
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