Database Administration en To tame the Internet of Things, will data miners have to embrace the fog? <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> PASS Summit's Day Two keynote challenges industry to make smarter endpoints to tackle immense scale of IoT </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With questions of scale, "the cloud" is increasingly the answer to tough computing problems. But when it comes to the Internet of Things, with tens of thousands (or millions) of connected end points, how do you scale the cloud?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Administration Database Administrator Database Developer Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:19:00 +0000 26321 at PASS Summit 2015 kicks off: "This is the age of the data professional." <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A late change in keynote speakers didn’t slow down the momentum for PASS Summit, taking place this week in Seattle, WA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Administration Business Intelligence Professional Database Administrator Database Developer Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:18:00 +0000 26311 at New Dynamic Management Views in SQL Server 2016 Part 2: dm_exec_session_waits <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2016 is rapidly approaching release and in this continuing series Tim Ford exposes some of the new Dynamic Management Objects available in the latest version of Microsoft's flagship database platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2016 Database Performance Tuning dynamic management objects sql server 2016 wait statistics Sun, 18 Oct 2015 12:55:00 +0000 26261 at Identifying High-Impact Queries and Stored Procedures with Dynamic Management Views <div class="node-body article-body">Are you looking for a comprehensive set of scripts to identify queries or stored procedures with highest reads or writes, most CPU consumption, or are the longest running on your SQL Server instances? Then go no further than here where Tim Ford, who truly "wrote the book" on Dynamic Management Views provides two new toolbelt queries for doing just that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Performance Tuning SQL Server DMV dm_exec_procedure_stats dm_exec_query_stats dynamic management objects queries stored procedures Tue, 29 Sep 2015 14:21:00 +0000 26111 at The Essential Guide to Database Monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how you to automate, track, report and troubleshoot database performance problems and causes with “The Essential Guide to Database Monitoring.” Get advice on how to make gathering performance metrics and assessing database health less painful by establishing baselines and implementing automated monitoring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SolarWinds Database Administration Sponsored Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:11:00 +0000 25651 at Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines <div class="node-body article-body">This paper provides guidance to those who have or who are considering deploying SQL Server on a virtual machine and how to optimize SQL Server’s performance for key critical resource areas: CPU, memory, network, and disk (storage).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SolarWinds Virtualization SQL Server Database Administration Sponsored Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:11:00 +0000 25661 at Which database types do you currently administer in your organization? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>These days database administrators are tasked with working with a multitude of data types. And, as the Cloud has become more prevalent, the different types of database experience required continues to expand. Let us know the database services you are currently tasked with managing.</p> </div><form action="/poll/06102015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-checkboxes"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1881-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1881"><input type="checkbox" name="choice[1881]" id="edit-choice-1881" value="1881" class="form-checkbox" /> Oracle</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1891-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1891"><input type="checkbox" name="choice[1891]" id="edit-choice-1891" value="1891" class="form-checkbox" /> SQL Server</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1901-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1901"><input type="checkbox" name="choice[1901]" id="edit-choice-1901" value="1901" class="form-checkbox" /> mySQL</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1911-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1911"><input type="checkbox" name="choice[1911]" id="edit-choice-1911" value="1911" class="form-checkbox" /> IBM DB2</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1921-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1921"><input type="checkbox" name="choice[1921]" id="edit-choice-1921" value="1921" class="form-checkbox" /> Other</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="24791" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-wqD4ZYaFKUrVK1MvYP3tW4bFfcYdFXORJkyMWmhR-Qg" value="form-wqD4ZYaFKUrVK1MvYP3tW4bFfcYdFXORJkyMWmhR-Qg" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Database Administration Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:48:16 +0000 24791 at The Microsoft Ignite Keynote and the End of the DBA Role (as We Know It) <div class="node-body article-body">Did information divulged about SQL Server 2016 and Microsoft's new mission in the Microsoft Ignite keynote signify the end of the DBA role as we know it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Administration DBA end Ignite keynote Microsoft sql server 2016 Wed, 06 May 2015 14:47:00 +0000 24141 at Identifying Transaction Log Backup Gaps <div class="node-body article-body">Transaction log backups are critical for point-in-time recovery. If you're in full recovery mode you also better be sure to be backing up those transaction logs because it's the only way to keep your log files healthy and lean. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Backup and Recovery Backup SQL Server transaction log backups Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:28:00 +0000 23991 at Looking for SQL Server 2014 SP 1... Hold Off a Bit Longer <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft released service pack 1 for SQL Server 2014 on April 15, 2015. Why can't we download it though?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Administration 2014 Service Pack SP1 SQL Server Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0000 23961 at