Lori Edwards - SentryOne Team Blog

Lori Edwards

Lori (@loriedwards) is responsible for technical sales support. She interacts with existing and prospective customers at conferences and trade shows. She also provides demos and online webinars for people who use or are interested in using the SentryOne platform. Lori shares tips and tidbits for DBAs picked up over years of working as a DBA, as well as stories about her job here. Whether you are a new DBA who wants to learn or someone interested in learning about what it is like to work for SentryOne, be sure to check out Lori’s blog.
Data Mining the 2017 Data Professional Salary Survey

Data Mining the 2017 Data Professional Salary Survey

Demonstrating data mining, Lori Edwards takes a look at some decision trees against the data collected from Brent Ozar's Data Professional Survey.

T-SQL Tuesday #86 : What The Heck Is Wrong With My String/Binary Data?

T-SQL Tuesday #86 : What The Heck Is Wrong With My String/Binary Data?

For T-SQL Tuesday #86, Lori Edwards promotes one of the most frustrating SQL Server error messages in existence, "String or binary data would be truncated."

SentryOne and SQL Server Agent Jobs

SentryOne and SQL Server Agent Jobs

SQL Server Agent jobs: from basic maintenance tasks to checking health, status, and regularly scheduled processes, what would we do without them?

It's Not Rocket Science; It's Data Science

It's Not Rocket Science; It's Data Science

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) reflects on her continuing journey with Data Science, and how it is a lot like telling stories in other walks of life.

T-SQL Tuesday #84 : So You Want To Present A Session

T-SQL Tuesday #84 : So You Want To Present A Session

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) contributes to this month's T-SQL Tuesday, explaining how to get over some of the fears you might have before speaking to a crowd.

Customizing Your Alert Emails in SentryOne

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) shows two ways to customize the alert emails that are sent in response to Advisory Conditions.

Got Virtualization? We Can Monitor It!

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) provides a quick overview of our host and guest virtualization support for both VMware and Hyper-V in SQL Sentry.

SQL Sentry Performance Advisor : Disk Activity tab

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) provides a detailed overview of the patented Disk Activity tab in SQL Sentry Performance Advisor.

T-SQL Tuesday #080 – SQL Server R Services

For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) explains why she wants to learn about R Services in SQL Server 2016.

The Value of Trust in Leadership

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) discusses what an important role trust can play in team dynamics, and explains how leaders can foster trust in their colleagues.

T-SQL Tuesday #079 : It’s 2016!

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) gives us a quick introduction to a new SQL Server 2016 feature, Temporal Tables, as a part of this month's T-SQL Tuesday.

Event Chains in Event Manager

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) discusses Event Chains, a feature in SQL Sentry Event Manager allowing for meaningful workflow around jobs and scheduled tasks.

Visualizing Jobs (and more!) in Event Manager

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) walks through some interesting details about the calendar view in SQL Sentry Event Manager, including creating Custom Event Views.

My stint on the PASS Nominations Committee – Part 3 Campaigning

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) concludes her series about the PASS Nomination Committee, discussing campaigning and how potential rule violations are handled.

T-SQL Tuesday #70 – Managing an Enterprise

For September's T-SQL Tuesday, Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) talks about how she coped with managing a critical hospital application in her first DBA gig.