Author: Eric Russo

Senior Vice President of Database Services

Eric Russo

Eric Russo is SVP of Database Services overseeing all of Datavail’s database practices including project and managed services for MS SQL, Oracle, Oracle EBS, MySQL, MongoDB, SharePoint and DB2. He is also the Product Owner for Datavail Delta, a database monitoring tool. He has 21 years’ experience in technology including 16 years in database management. His management success and style has attracted top DBAs from around the world to create one of the most talented and largest SQL Server teams. He has been with Datavail since 2008: previous to that his work experiences include DBA Manager at StrataVia, Senior Web Developer at Manifest Information Systems and SQL Server DBA at Clark County, Nevada.

Articles Written by Eric Russo

Here's a look at why using custom database monitoring scripts is so ill-advised--and why you should take advantage of automated monitoring tools instead.

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This article will look at some of the ways that DBAs are leveraging automation to reduce errors, identify issues faster and improve their own efficiency.

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As cloud adoption soars, there are advantages with a database-as-a-service provider. If you're considering AWS Postgres, here's six ways to benefit.

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SQL Server 2016 represents a step toward better big data management and real-time analytics for the enterprise. Read on to learn about Polybase feature.

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Your current database technology may have worked well over the years, but there comes a time where it reaches its end of life. Don't put yourself at risk.

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SQL Server 2017 is more than a quality-of-life upgrade for your databases. To work with cross-platform compatibility is a game-changer, and it's worth the upgrade.

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SQL 2008 reaches its extended end of life July 2019. If you continue using, there's risk for security exploits, higher maintenance costs and compliance issues.

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SQL Server on Linux is a platform of choice — across all OS, data types, on premises and in the cloud — that gives customers flexibility and control over their data.

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How do Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud compare in the important areas of big data analysis, data visualization and machine learning?

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Best SQL Server 2016 features are performance tuning, mobile visualization, real-time operational analytics, and hybrid database support on premise and in the cloud.

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