Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stress Testing

Many of the DBAs that manage production systems will at some point determine what level of hardware is needed to support a workload. Whether this is a physical server purchase or a cloud “rental”, someone has to decide what hardware … Continue reading

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Am I a sysadmin?–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I was doing some security testing and wondered if I was a sysadmin. There are a few ways to … Continue reading

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Losing All Traces of Data

I was reading a thriller recently, in which a businessperson had their child threatened if they didn’t get some data for the criminals. Once the person had retrieved the data, they were told to delete it from the system and … Continue reading

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Cloud First

SQL Server 2016 is the first “cloud first” release of SQL Server, as told to us by Remus Rusanu, former Microsoft SQL Server development team member. The features and enhancements in SQL Server 2016 have been running in the Azure … Continue reading

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