Undertaking a health check is never a bad idea but in reality, how often do you get the time to carry out a thorough inspection of your SQL Server environment? With a never-ending list of priorities, whether it be moving to Azure or fighting to get a database back online, a health check rarely makes […]
In this presentation you will learn that data storytelling is a structured approach for communicating data insights and unlocking value in data which involves a combination of three key elements: data, visuals, and narrative.
I am currently renovating a cottage that was originally built in 1890. One of the challenges is that fixing one problem, often uncovers even more as many changes have been made to the house over the last 120 years and they are not evident on the surface.
In this session we will cover with a live demo how to import, modify and create reports from a SQL Server Database using Power BI Desktop. We will then move into the Power BI Service to show how to leverage your reports for users in your Organisation using all the capabilities within the Power BI Service.
During this breakfast session, Data Platform MVP and Founder of WARDY IT Solutions, Peter Ward, will explain how the innovative features of Managed Instance can be used to enhance your security and business continuity to levels you’ve never experienced before.
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.