The Usual SQL Server SUSPECT: When Good Databases Go Bad

 

About the Presentation

The Usual SQL Server SUSPECT: When Good Databases Go BadYou just finished patching your SQL Server. After rebooting it, though, some of your databases aren’t coming online. What do you do? In this session we’ll cover some of the various states that a SQL Server database can be in. We’ll look at useful states like OFFLINE and STANDBY, as well as damaged states like SQL Server SUSPECT or RECOVERY_PENDING. You’ll learn how databases get into those states, and the proper techniques to bring your data safely back online.

Session Level: Beginner

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The Usual SQL Server SUSPECT: When Good Databases Go Bad

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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Disaster Recovery?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server disaster recovery initiative, visit SQL Server Disaster Recovery or contact us today.

About the Author

Data Platform Consultant

David Maxwell

UpSearch Alum David Maxwell is a database strategist, community evangelist and public speaker. He is passionate about helping community and business leaders get the most out of SQL Server.

Since 2000, David has served to protect, unlock and optimize data's value within such diverse environments as healthcare providers, insurance companies, manufacturers and financial institutions.  David has the unique ability to zero in on a complex challenge quickly, and provide a long-term solution that fits both the business needs and budget.

Since 2012, David has maintained a SQL Server focused blog at https://dmmaxwell.wordpress.com/. He is a frequent presenter at local and regional events for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) and and works with the Columbus, OH based PASS chapter.

In his free time, David is an avid musician who plays several instruments, as well as a lover of puzzle-based games.

Learn more about David Maxwell at https://upsearch.com/david-maxwell/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Managing SQL Server Availability Groups

 

About the Presentation

Managing SQL Server Availability GroupsHave you built SQL Server Availability Groups only to be suddenly surprised by all the gotchas and hurdles that pop up? Are you struggling with keeping your Availability Group running smoothly without a lot of management on your part? This session will cover what happens after you have created an Availability Group and how to manage it. We will review tips, tricks, and patterns for handling all the considerations that running this popular high availability solution. After this session, you will be prepared for managing your Availability Groups and how you can streamline that management to make your availability strategy more robust.

Session Level: Intermediate

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Managing SQL Server Availability Groups

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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Disaster Recovery?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server disaster recovery initiative, visit SQL Server Disaster Recovery or contact us today.

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Michael Fal

Michael S. Fal is an UpSearch Alum and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently.

Mike has been working with databases for more than 15 years. He continues to blog at http://mikefal.net since 2011, writing about a wide range of topics that center around data management. He is an active member, and former board member, of the Denver SQL Server User Group as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS).

Learn more about Michael Fal at https://upsearch.com/michael-fal/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Powershell Jumpstart for SQL Server DBAs

 

About the Presentation

Powershell Jumpstart for SQL Server DBAsSQL Server Powershell can be hard. As a language, it is fairly complex and provides a large array of functionality. Fortunately, you can teach yourself how to use Powershell with tools that are built right into the language. This session will cover some Powershell fundamentals, how you can use Powershell itself to learn about concepts and syntax, and techniques for using Powershell with SQL Server. We will focus on core language patterns that you can use immediately, taking the mystery out of the code and helping you start writing your own Powershell scripts. The key to learning Powershell is using it and this session will give you a launchpad to start building your own tools.

Session Level: Beginner

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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Michael Fal

Michael S. Fal is an UpSearch Alum and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently.

Mike has been working with databases for more than 15 years. He continues to blog at http://mikefal.net since 2011, writing about a wide range of topics that center around data management. He is an active member, and former board member, of the Denver SQL Server User Group as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS).

Learn more about Michael Fal at https://upsearch.com/michael-fal/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Inside the Black Box – Making Sense of SQL Server Service Broker

 

About the Presentation


SQL Server Service Broker is often seen as a black box. Messages go in, and hopefully they come out on the other side. But when they don’t, DBAs typically don’t know where to look. Trying to figure out what’s wrong quickly turns into a guessing game.

Inside the Black Box - Making Sense of SQL Server Service BrokerIt’s not that complicated once you understand how it all works.

Service Broker is an asynchronous messaging technology built into SQL Server that allows you to scale out your application, replicate data or perform ETL, all while guaranteeing messages are delivered and processed in the right order. In this session, we’ll discuss the basics of the Service Broker architecture, its components, and deployment options. We will discuss troubleshooting tips and performance best practices to help you deploy a SQL Service Broker solution in your own environment.

Session Level: Beginner

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Inside the Black Box - Making Sense of SQL Server Service Broker
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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Service Broker?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server service broker initiative, visit SQL Server Service Broker or contact us today.

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Colleen Morrow

UpSearch Alum Colleen Morrow is a database strategist, community advocate, author, blogger and public speaker. She is passionate about helping technology leaders use Microsoft's SQL Server to protect, optimize and unlock data's value.

Colleen has been working with relational databases for almost 20 years. Since 2000, Colleen has specialized in SQL Server and Oracle database management solutions. She excels at performance tuning, troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments, and training technology professionals and business users of all levels.

Since 2011, Colleen has maintained a SQL Server focused blog at http://colleenmorrow.com. She is an active member of the Ohio North SQL Server User Group, as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems from Cleveland State University.

Learn more about Colleen Morrow at https://upsearch.com/colleen-morrow/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Turbo-Charged SQL Transaction Logs

 

About the Presentation

SQL Transaction Logs | UpSearchThe transaction log is one of the most critical, yet often misunderstood components of SQL Server. From out of control log growth to very long start-up times, problems with the transaction log can cause a lot of pain. In Turbo-Charged SQL Transaction Logs, we look at how the transaction log works and how to optimize its performance. You will learn how to determine the right settings for maximum throughput, and what to do when things get out of control.

Session Level: Beginner

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Turbo-Charged SQL Transaction Logs
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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Performance Tuning?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server performance tuning initiative, visit SQL Server Performance Tuning or contact us today.

About the Author

Data Platform Consultant

David Maxwell

UpSearch Alum David Maxwell is a database strategist, community evangelist and public speaker. He is passionate about helping community and business leaders get the most out of SQL Server.

Since 2000, David has served to protect, unlock and optimize data's value within such diverse environments as healthcare providers, insurance companies, manufacturers and financial institutions.  David has the unique ability to zero in on a complex challenge quickly, and provide a long-term solution that fits both the business needs and budget.

Since 2012, David has maintained a SQL Server focused blog at https://dmmaxwell.wordpress.com/. He is a frequent presenter at local and regional events for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) and and works with the Columbus, OH based PASS chapter.

In his free time, David is an avid musician who plays several instruments, as well as a lover of puzzle-based games.

Learn more about David Maxwell at https://upsearch.com/david-maxwell/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Enterprise Audit with SQL Server Audit

 

About the Presentation


Enterprise Audit with SQL Server AuditAudit. The very word strikes fear in the bravest of hearts. But as a DBA, the need to know who is doing what in your production databases is critical. In SQL Server 2008, Microsoft finally gave us a true auditing tool. But how does it work, what exactly can it track, and how can you handle its output?

In Enterprise Audit with SQL Server Audit, we cover SQL Server Audit from the ground up. We go from the basics of which events can be audited to a look at how SQL Server Audit works “under the covers”, and what that means for performance. While implementing server and database audits, we discuss audit granularity and filtering, as well as the pros and cons of Audit’s output options.

Whether it’s through the SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) interface, via T-SQL, or using PowerShell and Server Management Objects (SMO), at the end of this session you’ll be able to deploy Audit across your SQL Server enterprise and manage its output, fearlessly.

Session Level: Intermediate

 This session was presented at PASS Summit 2015.Enterprise Audit with SQL Server Audit

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Enterprise Audit with SQL Server Audit
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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Audit?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server audit initiative, visit SQL Server Audit or contact us today.

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Colleen Morrow

UpSearch Alum Colleen Morrow is a database strategist, community advocate, author, blogger and public speaker. She is passionate about helping technology leaders use Microsoft's SQL Server to protect, optimize and unlock data's value.

Colleen has been working with relational databases for almost 20 years. Since 2000, Colleen has specialized in SQL Server and Oracle database management solutions. She excels at performance tuning, troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments, and training technology professionals and business users of all levels.

Since 2011, Colleen has maintained a SQL Server focused blog at http://colleenmorrow.com. She is an active member of the Ohio North SQL Server User Group, as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems from Cleveland State University.

Learn more about Colleen Morrow at https://upsearch.com/colleen-morrow/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

What Changed? SQL Server 2014 Auditing Options

 

About the Presentation

What Changed? SQL Server 2014 Auditing OptionsWhen and how was this view changed? Where did that index go? Who’s accessing my sensitive data? As a DBA, you’ll face these and similar questions throughout your career. And if you don’t have an audit in place, providing answers can be difficult.

In this demo-rich session we’ll examine SQL Server 2014 auditing options, including SQL Trace, event notifications, DDL and logon triggers, and SQL Server Audit. We’ll begin by defining real-world requirements for an auditing solution, such as events to capture, data to collect, output destinations, and performance considerations. As we implement each tool, we’ll discuss its unique benefits and limitations, and see how it stacks up against our specifications.

By the end of this session, you’ll have the knowledge you need to select and implement the auditing tool that’s right for you.

Session Level: Intermediate

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What Changed? SQL Server 2014 Auditing Options
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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Audit?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server audit initiative, visit SQL Server Audit or contact us today.

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Colleen Morrow

UpSearch Alum Colleen Morrow is a database strategist, community advocate, author, blogger and public speaker. She is passionate about helping technology leaders use Microsoft's SQL Server to protect, optimize and unlock data's value.

Colleen has been working with relational databases for almost 20 years. Since 2000, Colleen has specialized in SQL Server and Oracle database management solutions. She excels at performance tuning, troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments, and training technology professionals and business users of all levels.

Since 2011, Colleen has maintained a SQL Server focused blog at http://colleenmorrow.com. She is an active member of the Ohio North SQL Server User Group, as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems from Cleveland State University.

Learn more about Colleen Morrow at https://upsearch.com/colleen-morrow/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Implementing a SANLess Cluster in Under an Hour

 

About the Presentation

Implementing a SANLess Cluster in Under an Hour

Kendal Van Dyke demonstrates how to Implement a SANless Cluster in Under an Hour using SIOS DataKeeper™ Cluster Edition.  No shared storage, SAN, or SAN Admin required and operations were not disrupted.

Session Level: Intermediate

 

“We recommended SIOS DataKeeper software because it provided the only solution that could enable our client to move from a production environment to a fully supported Windows Server Failover Cluster – and to do so without disruption to business operations that rely on SQL Server.”

Learn how UpSearch used SIOS DataKeeper™ to provide a simple, easy way to add High Availability Protection for SQL Server with an AlwaysOn Failover Cluster.

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Implementing a SANLess Cluster in Under an Hour

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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Disaster Recovery?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server disaster recovery initiative, visit SQL Server Disaster Recovery or contact us today.

About the Author

Microsoft SQL Server MVP & Principal Consultant

Kendal Van Dyke

UpSearch Alum Kendal Van Dyke is a database strategist, community advocate, public speaker and blogger. He is passionate about helping leaders use Microsoft's SQL Server to solve complex problems that protect, unlock and optimize data's value.

Since 1999, Kendal has specialized in SQL Server database management solutions and provided IT strategy consulting. Kendal excels at disaster recovery, high availability planning/implementation and debugging/troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments.

Kendal Van Dyke served the SQL Server community as Founder and President of MagicPass, the Orlando, FL based chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). In 2012, Kendal served as a member of the PASS Board of Directors.

Kendal remains active in the SQL Server community as a speaker and blogger. He teaches SQL Server enthusiast and technology leaders how to protect, unlock and optimize data’s value. Since 2008, Kendal has operated a SQL Server focused blog at http://www.kendalvandyke.com/.

Microsoft acknowledged Kendal for his support and outstanding contributions to the SQL Server community by awarding him Microsoft MVP (2011-15). Learn more about Kendal Van Dyke https://upsearch.com/kendal-van-dyke/.

About SIOS


Implementing a SANLess Cluster in Under an Hour
SIOS delivers innovative software solutions that provide application availability and disaster protection for Windows and Linux environments.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

So you want to be a Database Administrator

 

About the Presentation

In 2014, CareerBliss.com and Forbes Magazine ranked Database Administrator as the #1 happiest job. But what exactly does a DBA do? How does someone become a DBA? And why are they so darned happy? In this session we’ll explore the different types of DBA, their roles and responsibilities, and the career path for database professionals. Whether you’re just starting your career and trying to find your footing, or you’re a seasoned veteran wondering where to go from here, this session will show you the possibilities.

Session Level: Intermediate

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So you want to be a Database Administrator (DBA)
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Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Colleen Morrow

UpSearch Alum Colleen Morrow is a database strategist, community advocate, author, blogger and public speaker. She is passionate about helping technology leaders use Microsoft's SQL Server to protect, optimize and unlock data's value.

Colleen has been working with relational databases for almost 20 years. Since 2000, Colleen has specialized in SQL Server and Oracle database management solutions. She excels at performance tuning, troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments, and training technology professionals and business users of all levels.

Since 2011, Colleen has maintained a SQL Server focused blog at http://colleenmorrow.com. She is an active member of the Ohio North SQL Server User Group, as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems from Cleveland State University.

Learn more about Colleen Morrow at https://upsearch.com/colleen-morrow/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.

Transactional SQL Server Replication: Architecture, Setup, and Monitoring

 

About the Presentation

Transactional SQL Server Replication: Architecture, Setup, and MonitoringAt some point in every DBA’s career they’ll be probably be asked to work with transactional SQL Server replication. While it may seem scary at first, it’s not that complicated once you understand how all the parts and pieces work together. In this session we’ll cover the fundamentals of how transactional replication in SQL Server works, walk through setting up a working replication topology, and learn how to keep an eye on things to make sure everything is working properly.

Session Goals:

  • Understand core concepts of transactional replication including: replication topologies, publishers, distributors, agents, & agent profiles.
  • Learn how to configure a working replication topology
  • Learn how to how to monitor transactional replication performance

Session Level: Beginner

Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

Want to Learn More About SQL Server Replication?

If you'd like to learn more about how UpSearch can support your SQL Server database replication initiative, visit SQL Server Replication or contact us today.

About the Author

Microsoft SQL Server MVP & Principal Consultant

Kendal Van Dyke

UpSearch Alum Kendal Van Dyke is a database strategist, community advocate, public speaker and blogger. He is passionate about helping leaders use Microsoft's SQL Server to solve complex problems that protect, unlock and optimize data's value.

Since 1999, Kendal has specialized in SQL Server database management solutions and provided IT strategy consulting. Kendal excels at disaster recovery, high availability planning/implementation and debugging/troubleshooting mission critical SQL Server environments.

Kendal Van Dyke served the SQL Server community as Founder and President of MagicPass, the Orlando, FL based chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). In 2012, Kendal served as a member of the PASS Board of Directors.

Kendal remains active in the SQL Server community as a speaker and blogger. He teaches SQL Server enthusiast and technology leaders how to protect, unlock and optimize data’s value. Since 2008, Kendal has operated a SQL Server focused blog at http://www.kendalvandyke.com/.

Microsoft acknowledged Kendal for his support and outstanding contributions to the SQL Server community by awarding him Microsoft MVP (2011-15). Learn more about Kendal Van Dyke https://upsearch.com/kendal-van-dyke/.

SQL Server Health Check Series

This blog series will help you decide if UpSearch’s <span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/microsoft-sql-server-health-check/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check</a></span> is right for your organization. Follow the links below to learn how you can use our assessment to identify and resolve SQL Server problems.


<ol>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-introduction/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Introduction</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-benefits/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Benefits</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-1-collect-metrics/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 1</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-2-analyze-results/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 2</a></span></li>
<li><span style=”color: #0000ff;”><a style=”color: #0000ff;” href=”https://upsearch.com/sql-server-health-check-step-3-report-findings/” target=”_blank”>SQL Server Health Check Process – Step 3</a></span></li>

</ol>

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a company of data management and analytics experts who enable digital maturity with Microsoft’s technologies. Its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential. UpSearch provides full lifecycle support for SQL Server, SQL Server in Azure (IaaS), Azure SQL DB (PaaS), Azure SQL DW (PaaS), Analytics Platform System (APS), and Power BI.