Using the Wait Statistics Report in Azure Data Studio

Azure Data Studio, which used to be called SQL Operations Studio, has a bunch of extensions available, including one called Server Reports from Microsoft. Last year they took my wait stats query (from here) and made it into a report as part of Server Reports extension. In this quick post I’ll show you how to install […]

Changing the SSH port for a RHEL Azure VM

I’m working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) VMs on Azure and one of the best practices that Microsoft recommends is to change the default SSH port from 22 to something else. I was looking for a consolidated set of instructions to do this and I couldn’t find one, so I thought I’d do a […]

New class: Immersion Event on Azure SQL Database, Azure VMs, and Azure Managed Instance

Tim’s been working closely with the development team on Azure Managed Instance, presented with them at Ignite recently, and has been presenting internally at Microsoft field offices to their clients, as well as working with our own clients extensively on Azure and Azure migrations. With all this Azure experience, and by popular demand, Tim’s updated […]

New Pluralsight course: Automatic Tuning in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database

Erin’s latest Pluralsight course has been published – SQL Server: Automatic Tuning in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database. It’s 90 minutes long, and from the course description: There’s a whole new world of automated features in SQL Server, based on data, that are designed to make life easier for the data professional, and it’s time to […]

New Pluralsight course: Implementing a Hybrid Cloud Solution in Azure

Tim’s latest Pluralsight course has been published – SQL Server: Implementing a Hybrid Cloud Solution in Azure. It’s 2.5 hours long, and from the course description: Have you been wondering what Azure Virtual Machines or Azure SQL Databases are and what they mean for you as a production DBA or developer? The Azure platform has become an Enterprise-worthy […]

New course: Understanding and Using Azure SQL Database

And to coincide with our new training class on Azure, we’ve just published a new Pluralsight course on Azure too! Tim’s latest Pluralsight course – SQL Server: Understanding and Using Azure SQL Database – and is just under two hours long and is based on his very popular user group and conference session. The modules are: Introduction Understanding Azure SQL Database […]