SQL Server Performance Newsletter
Monday, May 13, 2019

How monitoring can help keep your SQL Server estate secure

With attacks on data systems like SQL Server becoming increasingly creative and sophisticated, you need a monitoring solution that doesn't just find known attacks, but spots signs of improper access as well.
In this new whitepaper you'll learn:

  • Why standard monitoring alone leaves you vulnerable
  • How to defend against unknown attacks with a broader monitoring approach
  • How to set up a monitoring system to spot, investigate, and stop attacks

  • Download the whitepaper

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Database Journal
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Why Dbas Must Embrace Devops
A good day for a database administrator (DBA) is a lot like a good airline flight. A lot of excitement in either situation is bad. In a perfect world, a DBA will be productive and not spending most of their time “putting out fires.” (And fires are never a good idea on a flight!) READ MORE...
_Azure SQL DB Serverless Can Save You Money_
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If you’ve got a database that doesn’t need to be on all the time, Azure SQL DB Serverless is in public preview now. It makes a lot of sense for those development databases you have to keep around, but don’t really want to pay for. READ MORE...
Why Is My Log File Not Shrinking When I Do Regular Backups?
Steve Stedman's Blog
I often times get the question similar to “Why is my log file not shrinking when I do regular backups”? It goes to show there the functionality of the SQL Server transaction log is not entirely clear. READ MORE...
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