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Compatibility Level vs Database Version

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I recently had a colleague, Billy Bob,  stop by my desk and with a question about the compatibility level of a database.  Essentially, he was interested in upgrading a database’s compatibility level but at the same time have the ability to down grade it if issues were found.  Billy Bob had a concern that if we had to downgrade, this […]

QUICK & DIRTY: Table Name Change for All Stored Procedures

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Recently, I was tasked to find all stored procedures in a database that use a particular table and change them to utilize another table. I needed to get this done quickly so I decided to think simple. Since it was a quick and dirty answer I figured I would share, it’s not rocket science, but […]

January #SQLChat – “SQL Server: First Day on the Job”

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What better way to start off the new year than with a SQL Chat! IDERA’s next Twitter Chat will be held on Wednesday, January 20 from 11 a.m. to noon (CST). This chat will revolve around beginning a new job with SQL Server. This chat will be hosted by Pinal Dave, technology enthusiast and independent […]

Cloud Skills for the Modern DBA

The public cloud IT services market could surpass $127 billion by 2018.

Cloud Computing has invaded our lives in all aspects namely, our phones, tablets, so why leave databases out of the party? Let’s face it, Cloud Computing has come a long way and is here to stay! Well, as Industry involves, we have seen many DBAs move into these next gen careers as Cloud DBAs. But […]

SQL Diagnostic Manager 10.0 General Availability

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We are pleased to announce the general availability of SQL Diagnostic Manager 10.0. Existing users may upgrade to this version through the IDERA Customer Portal. New users may download the trial version from the IDERA Website. This release includes the following features: What’s New in Diagnostic Manager 10.0? Prescriptive analysis. Run a prescriptive analysis on a specific […]

December #SQLChat Wrap-Up

IDERA hosted its 5th Twitter Chat on Wednesday, December 9th at 11 AM CST with John Morehouse. John is a Database Architect with Farm Credit Mid-America out of Louisville, KY. He is a blogger, avid tweeter, and a frequent speaker at SQL Saturday’s as well as other conferences. He is also heavily involved with the […]

IDERA Announces Strong Momentum in Healthcare Industry

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Big news! This is an exciting time for us as we announce strong momentum in the Healthcare Industry. With IDERA healthcare customers in over 40 states, 3 Canadian provinces and 14 countries, we are ecstatic to expand our footprint in this important market that strives to help others. “With 70 percent data growth each year, […]

Hybrid Cloud: Great Promise or a Big Letdown?

The public cloud IT services market could surpass $127 billion by 2018.

There are no shortage of buzz words in IT today. A few of them have the word ‘cloud’ in them. While there may be many unfulfilled promises associated with the Cloud, there is one category of cloud solutions that is starting to stand out from the others: hybrid cloud. Interest in hybrid cloud has never […]

DBA Lessons From the VTech Hack

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In a year already filled with news of prominent data breaches, this week has brought us the news of a major database compromise at the toymaker VTech. This one is attracting the special ire of many because it involves data on over 6 million children, including names, addresses, ages, genders, photographs, and even logs of […]

DBA Tips: Discovery and Asset Management

Security is plaguing all types of businesses.

The popularity of MS SQL Servers have led to a proliferation of SQL Server sprawl in many organizations today.  As a result, it can be very difficult for DBA group to track and manage all SQL servers, and many times DBA may not be made aware of new instances of SQL servers until there is […]