Category : Cloud - SentryOne Team Blog

Category: Cloud

Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Monitoring Through SentryOne

Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Monitoring Through SentryOne

Jim Holden, SentryOne Technical Training Specialist, created this detailed User Guide for customers interested in hosting SentryOne on and monitoring EC2 instances.

T-SQL Tuesday #89 : Roll with the Changes

T-SQL Tuesday #89 : Roll with the Changes

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) explains why he isn't scared of the cloud, and why most of you shouldn't be, either.

What’s Up in the SentryOne Cloud

What’s Up in the SentryOne Cloud

Find out what new features have been released for the SentryOne Cloud, including a new Performance Dashboard!

The Architecture of Azure Data Platform Applications

The Architecture of Azure Data Platform Applications

Kevin Kline and Ben Lezin hold a short Q & A with Gavin Payne and Mike Wood about Azure architecture and improvements.

January Webinars Focus on Azure and Containers

January Webinars Focus on Azure and Containers

Kevin Kline (@kekline) invites you to three webinars coming up in January: A two-part series on the Azure platform, with Gavin Payne; and a session from Paul Stanton on running SQL Server inside Docker containers.

SQL Server Adds Even More New Features in Data Science

One of the great promises of AI is contextual processing that come naturally to humans, such as understanding visual input and natural language. You can now get in on the new previews from Microsoft to accomplish these goals. Microsoft Cognitive Services is a collection of APIs that enable developers to tap into high-quality vision, speech,

U-SQL and the Azure Data Lake

There's a new buzzword on the loose, the data lake. At first glance, a data lake could be easily mistaken for a data warehouse. The two big data concepts have a common focus on analytics and they may, in certain situations, produce roughly equivalent output. But that's about where their similarities end. Learn more about

New in the SQL Sentry Cloud : Report Subscriptions

Mike Wood (@mikewo) explains how customers using SQL Sentry Cloud can take advantage of Report Subscriptions to automate report delivery.

Microsoft on the Ascent in Business Intelligence and Data Science

Microsoft has been on a tear for the past couple of years. It has been pushing forward with a very steady stream of powerful new features and capabilities, even entire product lines, within its Data Platform business. But while Microsoft has been hard at work on this deluge of new technologies, it would be completely

Tim Radney : Getting Started Tuning Performance in Azure SQL Database

Tim Radney (@tradney) of SQLskills talks about the initial differences he has encountered while mastering the art of performance tuning Azure SQL Database.

What are SQL Sentry Monitoring Objects for Azure SQL Database?

Mike Wood (@mikewo) explains why the option "Allow SQL Sentry monitoring objects in target" exists for Azure SQL Database, and what happens when you turn it on.

SQL Sentry v10 : Introducing Support for Azure SQL Database

With the release of SQL Sentry v10, Mike Wood (@mikewo) gives a quick rundown of Performance Advisor for Azure SQL Database.

Powerful ETL Technologies in the Microsoft Data Platform

Microsoft first truly disrupted the ETL marketplace with the introduction of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) back with the release of SQL Server 2005. Microsoft has upped the ante yet again by bringing to market powerful ETL features to the cloud via the Azure Data Factory, which enables IT shops to integrate a multitude of

Pin the Blame on the Query

Last week's Visual Studio outage has been largely blamed on the cardinality estimator, but Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) says the query itself has a share of the blame.