It has been said, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” So, I guess we should be flattered at Soaring Eagle. At Soaring Eagle, we have been minding our own business, trying to maintain stability and maybe dare I say grow during this COVID Economy. Then one day we get a call. The call was […]
By Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle I have a pet peeve that I share in my “Mining new Gold,” that is you really need to make sure as a business leader you need to be in charge of your DATA. This is not limited to the records, this includes application code, database schema, data, and […]
There is a lot of phishing for your information going on in the world. There are email campaigns, Facebook, and LinkedIn Campaigns going right now. Some are very sophisticated. They will post a job position on the LinkedIn Board, invite you to a meeting through something like Google Hangouts, and perform an “Interview” through the meeting media. They will use emails and names that you cannot locate again.
Interested in migrating your on-premise Microsoft SQL Server to Azure? One of Guru DBAs, Maninder Singh, has created this detailed presentation on moving SQL Server VMs to Microsoft Azure.
By Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Yesterday it felt like we were two people hacking away at a software product, while selling, consulting and doing the bookkeeping. Today we are getting ready to hire a few people a month and grow our staff quickly. How the heck do we get ready for all these people […]
Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle One of the best ways to get your team mates to be dedicated to you is to see what human and technical characteristics that they instill and then take advantage of those specialties. Some people love to write, and are very good at documentation, taking a complicated idea and breaking […]
By Maninder Sing, Principal Consultant SQL Server 2019 has made available 2 core features during the installation(Among a few other like SSIS Scale out which was also available in SQL 2017 ) The 2 Core features available during the installation are Memory settings and MAXDOP settings. I personally believe this is a excellent thing to […]
By Rohit Khadka, Sr. Database Administrator As a Production DBA, I have had the opportunity to do an upgrade/migration from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2016. During the process, I realized that installing a new SQL Server on 20-30 servers in a short time was going to be challenging and monotonous. Going through the […]
Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Continued from Project Leadership 101 A solid project leader is great at motivating the team. This person’s human quality must be energy, dedication and excitement for the project, because if the leader thinks the project has no importance or value to the entity then the rest of the team will […]
By Rohit Khadka, Sr. Database Administrator At some point of our DBA career, we all have had an opportunity to run a set of scripts one by one for each instance until your fingers and mouse gave up. Then, we came back to work next day with a bandage wrapped around our fingers and continue […]