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Best Practices for Migrating SQL Server to Azure - free webinar

Dave Bermingham

Next Webcast - Best Practices for Migrating SQL Server 2008 to Azure

Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP David Bermingham will discuss best practices for moving standalone and clustered SQL Server 2008 instances into Azure to take advantage of the extended security updates for SQL Server and Windows.

Author: Dave Bermingham

Diogo Souza

Introduction to SQL Server Query Optimization with Database Engine Tuning Advisor

In this tip we look at how we can use the SQL Server Database Engine Tuning Advisor to tune queries and improve performance

Author: Diogo Souza

Aaron Bertrand

Improve SQL Server Scalar UDF Performance in SQL Server 2019 with Scalar UDF Inlining

In this tip I'm going to discuss the three types of functions in SQL Server and what the next version does to address scalar UDF performance specifically.

Author: Aaron Bertrand

Ameena Lalani

Side by Side SQL Server Upgrade with Log Shipping

In this tip we look at an example of using log shipping to upgrade SQL Server.

Author: Ameena Lalani

Siddharth Mehta

Multivariate data analysis with Tableplot using SQL Server 2017 and R

In this tip we look at how to create and use a tableplot for multivariate data analysis using SQL Server 2017 and R.

Author: Siddharth Mehta

Ben Richardson

Managing Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections in SQL Server

In this tip we look at how to manage the maximum number of concurrent connections that can be made to SQL Server at any one time.

Author: Ben Richardson

Scott Murray

SQL Server Reporting Services Report Builder Manual Data Sources

In this tip we look at how you can manually build and add a data source to a SSRS report to be used as part of the report.

Author: Scott Murray

Rajendra Gupta

SQL Server 2017 Step By Step Installation Guide

In this tip we walk through the installation process of installing SQL Server 2017 and some of its features.

Author: Rajendra Gupta

Erica Woods

8 Ways to be a Culture Contributor

In this tip we look at ways you can build yourself up as a team player. This is an important trait that can help you land your next job or promotion.

Author: Erica Woods

Daniel Farina

Introduction to Bash Scripting for SQL Server DBAs

In this tip we look at some basics to introduce you to using bash scripts on Linux to assist with managing SQL Server.

Author: Daniel Farina

Laeeq Hamid

Create Dynamic SSRS Reports Using a Query as an Input Parameter

In this tip we look at how to generate a dynamic report for Reporting Services that automatically adjusts the layout based on the query passed to the report.

Author: Laeeq Hamid

Nai Biao Zhou

Getting Started with Data Analysis on the Microsoft Platform - Examining Data

The Microsoft platform enables us to work with SQL Server databases and R together. With powerful statistical tools we can get started using statistical methods to extract meaningful information from voluminous amounts of data.

Author: Nai Biao Zhou

Derek Colley

Automatically Create and Anonymize Downstream Databases from Azure DB

In this tip we look at how to automatically anonymize data in your databases to create test and development databases from your production databases.

Author: Derek Colley

Koen Verbeeck

Customized Setup for the Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime

In this tip we will look some of those additional configuration steps when using the Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime (IR) which allows you to lift and shift your existing SSIS projects to the Azure cloud.

Author: Koen Verbeeck

Eduardo Pivaral

Start and Stop Extended Events Sessions Automatically Using SQL Server Agent Jobs

In this tip we look at how to monitor if an extended events session is running or not and how to automatically stop or start an extended events session using a SQL Server Agent job.

Author: Eduardo Pivaral

Mohammed Moinudheen

Monitoring Azure Health Status Using Azure Portal - Part 1

In this tip we look at how you can monitor Azure health to know if there are any issues that may interrupt your services running on Azure.

Author: Mohammed Moinudheen

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