CEO Jim Murphy Speaking at InnoTech San Antonio 2018

Coming April 11 – 12, 2018. InnoTech San Antonio, the Business & Technology Innovation Conference & Exposition, creates an environment where education, innovation, peer-to-peer networking and the latest technology and business solutions are all available specifically for IT professionals. Last year, over 1500 business and technology professionals converged for the annual InnoTech San Antonio event. […]

SQL Server Agent Alerts – Getting the News Fast On Database Corruption

Have you ever made the comment to your friends or family that you are always the last to know something?  Good news travels fast but bad news doesn’t always travel fast enough. When dealing with database corruption SQL Server, which is always bad news, if you are the DBA you will want to be first […]

Upcoming Webinar – What is the True Cost of Manual Monitoring?

Are you relying on manual monitoring to troubleshoot your SQL Server estate? If so, you’re probably familiar with the time and cost of running repetitive monitoring tasks. When looking for a larger number of servers, this quickly adds up. Join our upcoming webinar, “The true cost of manual monitoring”, on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. SQLWatchmen […]

SQL Server Diagnostics – Intro to Wait Stats

SQL Server has a bounty of self-diagnostic data that any good DBA can monitor and analyze.  This analysis is often triggered by an unexpected event like queries that begin to run longer than usual or a spike in CPU utilization.  Finding the root cause of such events is not always easy but through a simple […]

Meltdown and Spectre – What You Need to Know

Unless you have been away on an extended, off-the-grid vacation for the first part of 2018 chances are you have heard about and are preparing for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The news hit the streets before a planned public announcement could be made by impacted companies, Intel, Apple and Microsoft to name a few.  […]

Being Selective with Your IT Training Budget

If you have ever had to enter or approve a line item for employee training in your budget, then you already know it is a considerable expense.  Sending IT professionals off to training can be a worthwhile expense that can actually save your company thousands of dollars or it can be a complete disaster leaving […]

SQLWatchmen Partners with OnRamp

SQLWatchmen is pleased to announce its strategic channel partnership with OnRamp a HITRUST-certified data center services company focused on high security, compliance, and hybrid hosting needs. As an SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type 2 and SOC 3, PCI-DSS certified, and HIPAA compliant company, OnRamp operates multiple enterprise-class data centers to deploy cloud computing, colocation, and managed […]

Querying SQL Agent Job Information

Many companies rely on the job scheduling and alerting services provided with the native SQL Server Agent service. From backups to SSRS subscription to SSIS packages, SQL Server Agent has the capability to run many types of business critical tasks on a regular schedule or can be programmatically triggered to start from other processes as […]

RedGate joins SQLWatchmen at InnoTech Austin

We wanted to remind everyone that this Thursday is the much anticipated InnoTech Austin IT event. If you haven’t registered yet, keep reading to see how you can attend for free. Come Meet Us and RedGate Not only are we looking forward to the event, but are very excited to announce that one of our partners, RedGate, will be […]