Mike Walsh

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

[Webinar] SQL Server Healthchecks: The Worst Repeat Offenders

This month, the team here at Straight Path Solutions will be kicking off our monthly webinar series with “The Worst Repeat Offenders on SQL Server Health Checks”. We hope you’ll join us for the 30-ish minute presentation and the panel discussion/Q&A after. The Worst Repeat Offenders on SQL Server Health Checks Every time we onboard … Read more

SQL Server Patching Best Practices

It’s day four of the two weeks to a healthier SQL Server series. If I were making this ten-day plan even just three years ago, I would have had this lower on the list. With the security and compliance needs of the world today and the way Microsoft services SQL Server – it’s important to … Read more

Straight Path Team Change

When I decided to go off and join the world of SQL Server consultants, I wrote a blog post. Eleven years ago I wrote this post. It was an urge to myself, and a call to others. It’s one of my favorite two blog posts I’ve ever written. That’s germane to the topic here. In … Read more