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Erin Stellato : Mining Plans : Not just for the plan cache

Erin Stellato : Mining Plans : Not just for the plan cache

Erin Stellato shows how to extract patterns and anti-patterns from the plan cache, Query Store, or the SentryOne database.

New Deadlock Visualizations in SQL Sentry and Plan Explorer

New Deadlock Visualizations in SQL Sentry and Plan Explorer

Product Manager Aaron Bertrand gives a brief walk-through of the new deadlock visualization options in Plan Explorer and SQL Sentry.

Latest Builds of SentryOne Software

Latest Builds of SentryOne Software

Latest builds of the SentryOne platform and Plan Explorer, as well as updated blog posts, downloads, and change lists.

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2017

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2017

Find out the build number of each SQL Server 2017 build as it is released, discover where to download, and how to get details on new fixes and features.

SQL Server 2016: Latest Builds

SQL Server 2016: Latest Builds

See updated downloads, security fixes, release notes, and observed changes for builds of SQL Server 2016.

Delivering Managed Services: 4 Tips from an MSP Veteran

Delivering Managed Services: 4 Tips from an MSP Veteran

Considering transitioning your business from consulting to retainer-based managed services? These practical recommendations will help you get started.

Task Factory 2018.3 Delivers Support for Azure Data Factory and Cloud Data

Task Factory 2018.3 Delivers Support for Azure Data Factory and Cloud Data

Task Factory 2018.3 provides SSIS components that connect to Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure storage accounts, and Azure Data Factory (ADF). John Welch explains what Task Factory to Azure Data Factory means for running your SSIS packages in the cloud.

Itzik Ben-Gan : Optimization Thresholds : Grouping and Aggregating Data, Part 5

Itzik Ben-Gan : Optimization Thresholds : Grouping and Aggregating Data, Part 5

In the conclusion of his series on grouping and aggregation costs, Itzik Ben-Gan reveals some of the math behind seek vs. scan decisions.

Are Women in Technology Receiving Bad Advice?

Are Women in Technology Receiving Bad Advice?

Melissa Connors shares valuable professional communication information she learned at the IEEE ProComm 2018 conference and discusses why some experts no longer recommend using the "I-message" communication model.

Get Sticky with It: 3 Tips for Your MSP to Attract—and Keep—More Accounts

Get Sticky with It: 3 Tips for Your MSP to Attract—and Keep—More Accounts

Keeping your Managed Services Provider (MSP) top-of-mind comes down to customer service and the value of your offerings. Implement these 3 recommendations in your business to attract and keep new clients.

Enterprise Integration: SentryOne, Splunk, and SNMP

Enterprise Integration: SentryOne, Splunk, and SNMP

SentryOne can serve as a valuable input into your company’s Splunk implementation. Seth Washeck walks you through the process of configuring SentryOne to send SNMP traps to Splunk.

Tech Outbound Ship Shape Challenge – D Day

Tech Outbound Ship Shape Challenge – D Day

This is the 11th hour update for my Tech Outbound Ship Shape Challenge. If you are catching up, the challenge is to lose 56 pounds of unhealthy body mass with an additional 4 pounds tied to a side bet with Kevin Kline. I started the beginning of March, and I now have less than 24

Glenn Berry : Azure SQL Database Tiers Explained

Glenn Berry : Azure SQL Database Tiers Explained

Glenn Berry of SQLskills.com describes the different tiers for Azure SQL Database, and what you get for your money in each case.

From Break/Fix to MSP: 5 Steps to Build Your Retainer Business

From Break/Fix to MSP: 5 Steps to Build Your Retainer Business

Transitioning from break/fix consulting projects to a managed services model might be easier than you think. Learn 5 steps you should take to move your business to a recurring services model that means predictable operations for the client and recurring revenue for you.

Andy Mallon : Performance Myths : The query result cache

Andy Mallon : Performance Myths : The query result cache

Andy Mallon dispels the myth that SQL Server maintains some kind of query result cache to make future executions of the same query faster.