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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Feb 25, 2015
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Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries

Don’t let bad data sneak up on you when and where you least expect it. Ferret out bad data with Melissa Data’s newest Profiling Component for SSIS. Learn how to take control of your data using knowledge-base-driven metadata. The truth shall set you free!...More
Feb 16, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 18: Health Checks for Availability Groups 1

Now that we’ve outlined the process to let servers in a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group "talk to each other" by means of setting up linked servers, it’s possible to set up some additional or improved checks on Availability Group Health....More
Feb 11, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 17: Creating Jobs to Check on Synchronization

In my previous post, I provided a high-level outline of the core logic (and rationale behind that logic) that would be needed to set up regular synchronization checks on SQL Server Agent Jobs for servers where AlwaysOn Availability Groups have been deployed. In this post, I’ll walk through the steps--and the code--needed to setup those checks....More
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