As data professionals, we need to aim towards the most efficient way of provisioning production data to non-production environments while remaining compliant with data protection regulations.
Securing your SQL Servers has never been more important when looking at hosting your databases in the cloud. No longer is your data sitting safely on a server in the company’s data centre – now it is in the cloud, on the internet and more open and vulnerable than ever before.
This week I have joined the WARDY IT Solutions team at SQLBits in Manchester to launch SQL Beacon in EMEA. SQL Beacon™ is the underlying technology that powers our award-winning Virtual DBA service.
While many organisations have a roadmap to migrate to Azure or modernise to supported versions of SQL Server, there are others, that for various reasons, will need to maintain legacy versions. Maybe the application running on the legacy version is not compatible with newer versions of SQL Server, or perhaps the application vendor has gone out of business. Whatever the reason, the legacy application – […]
Trying to get some tips to start using Azure Data Warehouse? Do you know how Azure Data Warehouse is different from Azure SQL Database? Trying to process Terabytes of data in only a few minutes?
This session will answer and expand upon each one of these questions. Azure Data Warehouse was released 4 years ago and has been maturing across its lifetime.
Whether a business has its doors open or not, they are still a 24×7 operation with systems that need to run, overnight processes and websites to take orders. The database environment underpins these operations and it’s vital these critical systems are effectively managed, no matter what time of the day or night.
If your business relies on systems running, overnight processes or a website that’s always accessible, it can feel impossible to fully take a break. That’s where WARDY IT Solutions’ Virtual DBA service delivers – and the gift is peace of mind. Get access to this peace of mind all year round.
Join the February QSSUG meetup! In this session, Darren Dawson will take you through the how, when and why for implementing partitioning in your databases, and the common pitfalls to avoid.