Modernisation with Azure SQL Managed Instance

Azure SQL Managed Instance

Organisations today are looking to transform their applications and business process by migrating to Platform as a Service (PaaS). However many are struggling to migrate existing applications including commercial-of-the-shelf (COTS) products to Azure. Historically, one of the factors limiting the migration of an application to Azure SQL Database is that the functionality is not on […]

Insights for the status of your SQL Servers

We know how important it is for our customers to maintain full visibility of their database environment. With the Virtual DBA service, we look after countless SQL Server environments on behalf of organisations around the world. For some customers, we are their DBA specialists but for many, we’re working alongside an existing database administration team. […]

5 most common causes of SQL Server performance problems

SQL Server Performance

At WARDY IT Solutions, we’ve lived and breathed SQL Server for the past 14 years. With more than 100 years of SQL Server experience between them, we asked our Data Platform consultants to share their opinions on the most common causes of performance problems and of course, how to avoid them. Happy performance tuning!

Introducing Care Insights
Data Analytics for Community Care

The Community Care sector is facing a time of rapid change with the shift towards greater consumer choice. Community Care providers are striving to become more competitive than ever before. For many, this means identifying potential efficiency gains, delivering ever-better client services and empowering employees to make data-driven business decisions. But with limited reporting and […]

December 2017 QSSUG: Azure Analysis Services rocks!

Azure Analysis Services rocks!

Azure Analysis Services has been in the cloud for a few months and it rocks!

This session will cover fundamentals of using Azure Analysis Services. David will go through the new capabilities of the service, comparing it with SQL Server Analysis Services on-premises. David will also explain why we should take Azure Analysis Services into account for our solutions and how to build models in the new service.