Month: June 2012

Resources from NoVA SQL—Virtualization for DBAs

Thanks for the Northern Virginia SQL Users group for letting me speak last night—it was a great time and the crowd was fantastic. Here are some resources from my presentation: Slide deck is here Denny Cherry’s blog post on tuning the VMWare vCenter database is here. Microsoft’s licensing information on Hyper-V is here. Lastly—to answer […]

I’m Speaking at Northern Virginia SQL Server Users Group

Tonight I will presenting on Virtualization for SQL DBAs at the Northern Virginia SQL Users group at 7 PM in the ATT Building in Vienna, VA. I’ll be talking about topics like memory management for VMs, how monitoring your virtual servers is different than your physical, and why storage performance is even more important in […]

Database Stats in AlwaysOn Secondary Replicas

I’ve been doing a lot of presenting lately on the new feature in SQL Server 2012—AlwaysOn Availability Groups, though most of by presentations are more configuration and infrastructure related, I am always interested in system performance. So one day, while getting ready for a presentation I read this in books online. Little did I know […]