Ross Mistry

Ross
Mistry

Ross Mistry is an author, former SQL Server MVP, and enterprise architect at Microsoft. He designs solutions for Microsoft’s largest customers in the Silicon Valley. His latest books include Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Microsoft Press) and SQL Server 2012 Management and Administration (Sams). Find Ross on Twitter: @rossmistry

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SQL Server in a Microsoft Private Cloud
Find out the answers to four commonly asked questions about running SQL Server virtual machines in a Microsoft Private Cloud.
Introducing the SQL Server Utility
With SQL Server 2008 R2’s new SQL Server Utility, you can easily monitor and manage resource utilization across all the SQL Server instances and registered database applications in your environment.

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Mar 14, 2015
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For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record 4

The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More
Mar 12, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation

On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
Mar 6, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 19: Availability Group Database Backups

One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups....More
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