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SQL Server Database Engine Installation Tips

Installing a new instance of SQL Server is a common task for DBAs , this blog takes on the different approaches and highlights benefits of each.

Sen Subramaniam | May 13, 2020

AlwaysOn Availability Groups: Non-container Objects Synchronization Scripts

The AlwaysOn Availability Groups feature keeps databases in sync for HA, but the non-container objects need to be copied over manually, here’s a script to help.

Anup Gopinathan | April 7, 2020

SQL on Linux: Exploring the System Utilities on Linux

SQL Server expert JP Chen takes on the three popular tools to help explore the systems utilities on Linux: htop, glances and iostat.

JP Chen | October 15, 2019

SQL on Linux: Configuring SQL on Linux with the mssql-conf tool

SQL Server expert JP Chen walks users through the configuration of SQL on Linux with the mssql-conf tool.

JP Chen | October 9, 2019

SQL on Linux: Creating, Backing up & Restoring a Database

Essential steps outlined to create, back up and restore a database for SQL on Linux.

JP Chen | September 18, 2019

SQL on Linux: Connecting to and Querying SQL on Linux

SQL Server expert JP Chen maps out the steps to cover connecting and querying SSMS and Azure Data Studio.

JP Chen | September 10, 2019

SQL Server 2019 New Features: Batch Mode on rowstore

SQL Server 2019 public review CTP 2.0 brings us some exciting query performance improvements like the Batch mode on rowstore.

Anup Gopinathan | August 29, 2019

On-Demand Training: Improve SQL Performance with Query Tuning Techniques

Use this training to improve your database performance.

Eric Russo | July 18, 2019

Top SQL Server 2016 Features: Query Store

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 includes a new Query Store feature, which provides DBAs with insight into query plan choice and performance.

Manguirish Sardesai | June 26, 2019