In this article we look at how to run SQL Server queries with Entity Framework Core using the DbSet.FromSql method, parameterized queries, stored procedures and using the Database.ExecuteSqlCommand property.
One of your last lines of defense for just about any system is to have a backup in place in case there is a need to recover some or all of your data. This is also true for SQL Server. In this tutorial we will discuss selecting the correct recovery models, what backup options are available, and how to create backups using T-SQL commands and SQL Server Management Studio.
The INFORMATION_SCHEMA views allow you to retrieve metadata about the objects within a database. These views can be found in the master database under Views / System Views and be called from any database in your SQL Server instance. In this tutorial we look at some of these INFORMATION_SCHEMA views and how they can be used.
In this tutorial we will cover some of the common issues with performance such as: deadlocks, blocking, missing and unused indexes, I/O bottlenecks, poor query plans, statistics, wait stats and fragmentation.
Tom Staab, of AWS, and Dave Bermingham, of SIOS Technology Corp., discuss the benefits of running SQL Server business-critical application workloads on AWS while addressing key requirements of price, performance and availability.
In this webinar we'll take a look at how to troubleshoot SQL Server Agent issues. We'll demonstrate how to monitor and alert on performance with custom scripts, Extended Events, valuable PerfMon counters and more.