Tag Archives: Database

Cloud Connected SQL Server 2022

The fall is my favorite time of year, not just because of the leaves changing colour and certainly not because of the cooler weather. It is conference season! Fall is family time for me because it is when, in pre-pandemic times, I would see my #SQLfamily at one conference or another.  Typically, my SQL friends […]

Auto-Failover Groups for Azure SQL Hyperscale Tier

I am not sure if many of my readers are aware but I am a fan of the work that Davide Mauri, and his team at Microsoft do on the Azure SQL Hyperscale team. I have had the pleasure of working with Davide through the MVP program and he is truly one of the more […]

5 Reasons DBAs are More Important Than Ever!

As data becomes increasingly important—along with related technologies like IoT and machine learning—it’s no surprise that our roles as DBAs are changing. To me, it is why I love this industry. For most of us, learning innovative technology is fun, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. However, change can be as scary as […]