We Sell Green Checkmarks

Expert SQL Server Consulting

Straight Path SQL offers Microsoft SQL Server database troubleshooting, monitoring and maintenance, migrations, and upgrades from small businesses to large enterprises.

We Sell Green Checkmarks

We’re SQL Server experts who can solve your database problems and keep them from coming back.

Database management has never been this easy. The Straight Path team is full of database gurus who can help you speed it up, sort it out or set it up right. Client satisfaction has increased because problems are solved and workflows are positively impacted. As a result, I am sleeping like a baby knowing our databases are being watched and managed diligently. I don’t know what we’d do without them.

Dean Tammam, Red Key Solutions

SQL Server Consulting Services

DBA as a Service

Remote, senior DBAs on your team, not on your payroll.

Read More

Cloud

We can plan and execute your move to the cloud.

Read More

Upgrades

Expert, painless, set-it-and-forget-it SQL Server upgrades.

Read More

sp_check – Free SQL Server Resources

We’ve developed a set of community tools that help keep your SQL Server secure and healthy. They’re free, easy to use, and ungated.

Learn More

SQL Server Security: 3 Homework Assignments to Start Today

This post is part of our SQL Server security blog series, 30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days. We’re publishing a new security check every day in the month of June. Visit our sp_CheckSecurity page to learn about our free SQL Server tool you can download and run to check your own server. Thanks … Read more

Paranoid? Control Freak? Have I got a career for you…

The above personality traits sound like bad news. In most areas of life they certainly can be. That being said a DBA needs to have a certain aspect of these to best do their jobs. As I blogged about in “Checklists, Recipes and Algorithms“, I describe other careers where a keen eye to detail and … Read more

National Day of Prayer – Conviction

As I said when I posted tetelestai, I will be blogging about my faith from time to time. Well maybe I’ll be doing more of that, maybe I’ll be making a separate blog for that but for now, this is one of those posts. Today’s post may turn more folks away but it’s on my … Read more

SQL Quiz 4 – Leadership

Chris Shaw (Blog, Twitter) has started SQL Quiz #4 which asks for you to talk about a great example of leadership or a great leader. Many people have been tagged and  responded, including Jeremiah Peschka (Blog, Twitter) who jokingly offered to tag me in a twitter conversation. I told him not to bother but I … Read more