IT departments have constant operational pressure which means they aren’t always able to run their Data Platform in an optimal state…
Stretch DB – We’ve all heard of it but how many of us have actually used? And how many have put it into production? In this demo-heavy session, Data Platform Consultant, Anderson Rangel will explain what Stretch DB is, how it works and when we should be implementing it.
Unmanaged Virtual Log Files are one of the most frequent issues I find on my client’s environments and since there is a lot of misconceptions around this topic, my intention with this article is to create an understanding about how and why VLFs get created, simulate a VLF count growth and demonstrate how we can monitor it and more importantly how can we fix it.
As someone who has recently moved to a new house, I am well aware of the effort involved to move from one location to another. Despite the effort, it was certainly worthwhile; we now have more space, a pool and great local cafes in walking distance.
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.
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.
Last week we announced our partnership with Linux technology experts Red Hat. As the world’s leading provider of open source solutions for enterprise, Red Hat understands the need for optimising the IT you already have and integrating catered solutions to get the most out of your data.
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!
There has been no rest for IT teams over the festive season. The announcement of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities came while many people were still recovering from their New Year hangovers, catching some organisations by surprise.