Mike Walsh

SQL Server Upgrade/Migration Webinar

sql server upgrades and data migrations

This month’s webinar is all about SQL Server upgrades and migration. We cover the following topics: This topic is part of our monthly SQL Server webinar series. Webinar registrants get access to the entire recording, which includes the office hours Q&A. If you would like to be notified about upcoming webinars, be sure to subscribe … Read more

Books and Covers…

Believe me, every heart has its secret sorrows, which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad. Longfellow, Hyperion (1839) This post has been rattling around in my head for several years. Of late, though, the rattling has turned into a steady vibration. The day before I … Read more

PASS Prayers – The 12th?

It’s time again for the PASS (data community) Summit again! In fact, true to form – I am typing this from the lounge at the airport while I wait for my delayed plane to bring me to Seattle. What follows after the short announcement is a paste from last time (2019 – obviously, this gathering … Read more

SQL Server Health Check Worst Offenders

After performing hundreds of SQL Server Health Checks over the years, we wanted to share the most common repeat offenders we find time and again. These are: This topic is part of our monthly SQL Server webinar series. Webinar registrants get access to the entire recording, which includes the office hours Q&A. If you would … Read more

Security, Ransomware, and the DBA

I hope you joined us for our monthly webinar and team discussion about SQL Server Health Checks in June! Our web guy should have the recording for that and some other posts from it soon. Check it out! This month – on Thursday, 7/21/2022, we’ll be discussing Security and Ransomware. Why are we talking about … Read more

SQL Server Health Checks Webinar

Hey there! This post is the “Summary/Recap” for our Webinar on Thursday 6/23 at Noon US EDT. If you’ve not already registered for it please do so at the big REGISTER button below this. We’ll be talking about the things we see on SQL Server health checks at Straight Path that we don’t think we’d … Read more