Steven Wright - SentryOne Team Blog

Steven Wright

Steve (@SQL_Steve) directs the advanced analytics initiatives at SentryOne. Among his certifications, he holds the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science. Steve shares tips and tidbits picked up over years of providing support and training to our customers. His blog often provides a common sense explanation of the in-depth information the SentryOne platform can provide, as well as some tips for further enhancing the vast feature set already provided out of the box.
Analyzing VertiPaq Memory Usage in SSAS Tabular in BI Sentry

Analyzing VertiPaq Memory Usage in SSAS Tabular in BI Sentry

Steven Wright digs into some of the new enhancements in the BI Sentry dashboard, which focus on highlighting VertiPaq memory issues in Tabular mode.

BI Sentry Adds Enhanced SSAS Tabular Support

BI Sentry Adds Enhanced SSAS Tabular Support

Steve Wright blogs about Enhanced Tabular support for SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) – a feature of the latest release of BI Sentry – offering BI professionals unparalleled insight into Multidimensional SSAS.

Diagnose Performance Issues in Microsoft APS and Azure Data Warehouse with SentryOne Alerts

Diagnose Performance Issues in Microsoft APS and Azure Data Warehouse with SentryOne Alerts

Steven Wright explains how to diagnose performance issues in Microsoft APS and Azure Data Warehouse with SentryOne Alerts and lists some custom Advisory Conditions (AC) that many people find useful when monitoring these systems.

SentryOne Advisory Conditions for Monitoring SSAS Performance

SentryOne Advisory Conditions for Monitoring SSAS Performance

Steve Wright (@SQL_Steve) explains a hefty set of Advisory Conditions you can add to SentryOne to help you monitor, diagnose, and optimize SSAS performance.

An Introduction to SSAS Performance via SQL Sentry

Steve Wright (@SQL_Steve) gives some introductory information about the posts in his 5-part series on Analysis Services performance and SQL Sentry.

Database Mirroring : Monitoring and Automation with SQL Sentry

Since its introduction in SQL Server 2005 SP1, mirroring has become a common method to provide high availability for critical databases. With any HA strategy, proper monitoring is a must to ensure everything is working as planned with minimal data loss and disruption incurred in the event of a failover.

SQL Server has built-in methods to monitor database mirroring, but there are several limitations and known issues. I'll show you how to use SQL Sentry's software to work around those and gain much more insight and visibility into your database mirroring performance.