Azure Stack Summary Today I watched Ultan Kinahan (from Microsoft Global Black Belt Consulting team) presentation on Azure Stack. Short summary – it blew my mind.
Here are few notes I took at SQLSaturday Atlanta about Azure SQL Managed Instances Today there are two managed db options in Azure: Azure SQL and Azure Managed SQL Instance Azure SQL database Pros: – Simple, easy – most things are managed like backups, but which may be a problem if you want to
 SQL Server Health Check Checklist Some clients want a FULL SQL Health Check, while some only want to go deep on analysis for a SINGLE database. This is a SINGLE database health check. Even though it’s a single db health analysis, we still check for some server/instance level items. That’s intentional.
How’d you like to see my secret stash of untapped SQL Server tuning items I personally use when setting up new SQL Servers to make them go faster and be more reliable? Well consider yourself very lucky…