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The SQL Performance Needle in a Haystack

Technical communities are thriving and the knowledge they provide to professionals is immense.  In the SQL Server community especially, countless blog sites, forum posts, tweets, webinars and white papers exist that help DBAs solve tough problems every day and we are...

Tabulating Extended Events

You know the old joke that goes, “A DBA walks into a bar, sees some friends at a couple of tables and asks if he can join them.”?  Well, as DBAs we are used to dealing with tables. Whether the data comes from a log file, trace file, or XML, we want to turn it into a...

Speaking at Houston TechFest

We are excited to announce that SQLWatchmen’s CEO, Jim Murphy, will be speaking at this year’s Houston TechFest. Jim will be presenting “SQL Server Tips from the Field – 3 Things IT Leaders Must Know About SQL Server”. You can catch his session in the SQL Server track...

Right-Sizing for the Cloud

The Problem with Overprovisioning in the Cloud When it is time to purchase new resources for one or more applications, the non-scientific approach of “guesstimating” the requirements can be expensive whether for on-premises capital expenditures or Cloud-based...

Row-Level Security – Concept to Proof

Row-Level Security (RLS) is one of the most often asked for features that I hear from customers.   Done correctly, Row-Level Security ensures data segregation for users in a single database. This ensures each user can only view or manipulate data that they can access....

Proud Sponsors of InnoTech Austin 2017

We are excited to announce that we are sponsoring InnoTech Austin IT & Innovation Conference for a second year in a row. Last year’s training event saw over 1000 attendees, if you didn’t make it, well here’s your chance to get in for FREE! Just go to...

Speaking in Sacramento, CA on AlwaysOn.

I’m speaking in Sacramento at SQLSaturday #222 tomorrow! I’m especially fond of Sac since I lived here for 10 years (in Elk Grove) from 1995 to 2005 when we moved to the Austin area. I have many long time friends in this city. I enjoyed a precon by Kalen...

CEO Jim Murphy Speaking in South Florida

I’m excited to say that my AlwaysOn session was selected for the South Florida SQL Saturday (in the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami area). I have never been to this part of FL before so I am quite excited. They scheduled me to speak at the same time as another AlwaysOn...