#IderaChat with Brent Ozar Roundup


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SQL Server 2016 – What Caught Our Eye

Author: Vicky Harp, Senior Product Manager On June 24, Microsoft announced the availability of CTP 2.1 of SQL Server 2016 – the second public preview of the upcoming SQL Server 2016 release and another step along the path toward its eventual release. Here at Idera we are following developments for this version of SQL Server […]

Infographic: Automated Database Development Process

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Database systems are critical to the success of any business, regardless the size, which is why more organizations are adopting automated database development processes. The reason behind the adoption is to increase overall efficiency and reduce the risks associated with recurring changes to their database. Be sure to check out the full infographic on Idera.com to […]

Free Tool – Windows Health Check


A new Idera free tool, Windows Health Check, is available for download from uptimesoftware.com.  This agentless tool offers basic Windows server monitoring with a simple, one screen dashboard and can be downloaded, installed, and configured in minutes. Understanding the health of your Windows servers is a multi-click hunting process unless you have a tool that aggregates […]

PowerShell Plus: A Powerful Tool for DBAs


PowerShell in a nutshell Windows PowerShell, a Microsoft tool, is a command-line user interface and a scripting language, built on the .NET framework, which is used to automate a lot of tedious system administration tasks. For example you can use PowerShell to create SQL server database, get a server version and attributes or you can […]

In Database Automation We Trust


Just last week we hosted a Geek Sync with the CTO and Founder of DBMaestro, Yaniv Yehuda. Yaniv walked through what continuous delivery for databases is all about, why DBAs are so mistrusting, and ways to overcome that mistrust and conquer database automation. If you’re interested in viewing this webinar you can watch it on […]

New Free Tool – SQL Statistics Aggregator

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Turning on SET STATISTICS IO or SET STATISTICS TIME provides important query execution data to aid in tuning. The problem is that parsing through this data to find the hot spots as you examine and tune the query can be a tedious process. SQL Statistics Aggregator, our newest free tool, simplifies this manual and iterative […]

May the 4th Be With You!


Happy Star Wars Day from all of us here at the Idera team. To celebrate, we are giving away a Darth Vader Toaster from ThinkGeek.com to one lucky winner on Twitter. Here’s how to enter: 1.  Retweet Idera’s #StarWarsDay Tweet on the @Idera_Software Twitter feed. 2. Be entered to win an awesome Star Wars Toaster […]

Idera Now Silver Level Global Alliance Partner with PASS


Exciting news! Idera is now a Silver Level Global Alliance Partner with PASS. This partnership helps further our continued investment in the SQL community. “Idera has been a long-time supporter of PASS and the PASS community, and our team has benefited greatly from their valuable education and networking opportunities over the years,” said Heidi Farris, […]

Better Safe Than Sorry

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Author: Robert Anderson, Sr. Director Product Management How many of you look forward to laundry day? Doing laundry is one of those boring, menial tasks we have to do and when we don’t do it, there are consequences. The most mundane things in the world are the ones we pay the least attention to, yet […]