Category Archives: SQL Server

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 […]

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!

Stop Overpaying for Microsoft Licensing: Our Top 5 Tips for True Up

True Up Tips

By the Data Platform team at WARDY IT Solutions. Understand your infrastructure – Run the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) toolkit to obtain a detailed inventory of your current infrastructure.Note: This is the tool Microsoft run during the True Up process. Production and Non-Production – Microsoft does not charge for non-prod SQL Servers so don’t […]