SQL Server

“Options For Women” Supporter

StraightPath isn’t a full time venture, but I manage to keep myself busy with active clients most times of the year. This provides some extra income and an opportunity to support some important charities and ministries. Options For Women is one of those. What is Options For Women? “Options” offers many services to women in … 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

SQL Server Consulting

Our SQL Server Consulting Sells Green Checkmarks SQL Server Consulting that ticks all the boxes: Slow SQL Server performance? Reliability issues? Scalability challenges? Coverage gaps? After engaging with our team of SQL Server consultants, these problems will be gone. We get it. We’ve been in the trenches and understand how frustrating these problems can be … Read more

Why You’re Here. Why We Exist

straight path sql team

We don’t believe you should be slowed by wading through all of the questions that come with SQL Server or your cloud data platform – Licensing, many permutations of High Availability options, cloud vs on-premises vs hybrid, all those versions with upgrade questions, virtualization, uncontrolled sprawl, and performance frustrations. You should be free to focus … Read more

T-SQL Tuesday #001 – Dates and Time

Adam Machanic, who blogs at SQLBlog.com (lots of great sql bloggers over there) started a neat tradition: T-SQL Tuesday. Read his post here to see the rules and information but it’s basically a weekly (2nd Tuesday of each month) blog topic where we can all have a post about the same topic. I like this … Read more

How do -you- (I) use SQL Server?

I was recently tagged in an interesting blog post by A Misplaced New Englander, David Taylor. (dyfhid on twitter). The question sounds simple enough, “How do you use SQL Server where you work?” Of course the answer is not simple. I echo Grant Fritchey’s response in his blog post that it would be easier to … Read more