Performance

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

How to Assess Your SQL Server Environment

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincon Welcome back to the Two Weeks to A Healthy SQL Server series of posts! This is the official “Day One” post. This first step may not be the most glamorous or the biggest payoff, … Read more

Memory Prices Changed – Have Your SQL Servers?

Psst – My services are likely more expensive than the memory your SQL Server needs and wants. Your CIOs and Directors need to stop thinking they are buying servers and components in 2004, or even 2010. I do all sorts of consulting gigs for all different reasons, but a lot of tuning gigs and wellness … Read more

Invitation for T-SQL Tuesday #004: IO

Yes, it is already time for T-SQL Tuesday again (well one week away, time for the invite). I have been thoroughly enjoying T-SQL Tuesday (especially the posts ones from Brad Schulz) but the fact that this is #004 means time is flying too fast lately. You Don’t Know What T-SQL Tuesday Is Yet? Adam Machanic … Read more

SQL Server Consultant Testimonials

What some of our SQL Server consulting clients have to say about working with Mike: Mike is very knowledgeable with SQL. He has helped my company many times to get the most power out of our SQL installation. Mike also is very good at teaching others. Mike is my number one resource when it comes … Read more