If you’re evaluating how to best manage, maintain and optimize your databases, the search can feel overwhelming. Don’t fret! We’ve created this resource section to help. Here you’ll find articles, blog chapters and links to other websites that can help you make the best and most informed decision possible for your company. If you have any questions or suggestions for information that should be included on this page, contact us today!
Each of our Guru DBAs have decades of experience. Below are a selection of informative white papers from a number of talented DBAs on a variety of subjects.
- Learn how to determine max worker threads when working with AlwaysOn here
- Our CEO Jeff Garbus has put together an excellent presentation on How To Be A Great Production DBA.
- You could be wasting precious storage space. Learn how to Eliminate Redundant Indexes.
- Interested in migrating your on-premise Microsoft SQL Server to Azure? One of Guru DBAs has created this detailed presentation on moving SQL Server VMs to Microsoft Azure.
- Converting very large datasets? Learn the best practices that one case, lead to a 75% increase in performance once implemented.
- Rohit Khadka teaches how to use PowerShell automation in SQL Server.
The Ultimate Guide to Hiring the Perfect DBA
Database administrators (especially competent ones) can be difficult to find, validate, and hire, as they are rare and in high demand. This article discusses finding, scoping, and acquiring your new DBA.
How to Implement New Database Solutions
Our founder, Jeff Garbus, was interviewed by TMT News to discuss how to successfully implement new database solutions in order to improve efficiency, increase application user satisfaction and decrease costs.
Protect Your Data from Ransomware
Ransomware can quickly cripple a business and the problem appears to be growing more and more. Learn our top tips on how to keep your company’s data safe and secure from ransomware.
The Secret to Why Other People’s Code Stinks
Have you ever changed accountants? The first thing your new accountant will do is explain how stupid and costly your previous accountant was, and how much they are now going to save you. Code reviews often feel like that. Discover why in an excerpt from our founder, Jeff Garbus’, book, Transact SQL.Read the Excerpt
Database Performance for Executives
It’s easy to assume that database performance issues are a result of poor or bad hardware solutions, but this can be a costly mistake for executives. In this article, you’ll learn more about what you need to keep an eye out for when you are having database performance issues — before you make an expensive mistake.
Get a Sneak Peek of Our Latest Book on Managing Your Business Data
The U.S. government stated that they have protected us from more than 4,000 ransomware attacks every day since the start of 2016. Most attacks are on the financial, medical and retail business sectors and are usually under $1,000 — and most companies pay it. Discover the best way to protect yourself in this excerpt from our newest book, Mining New Gold – Managing Your Business Data.Read the Excerpt
Want Your Database to Soar Like an Eagle?
Getting your database to perform at its best can be tough. We get it. That’s why we created the ultimate database checklist for business owners. This invaluable tool will help you check on your database’s performance and maintenance.
With new cyber threats coming out everyday, it’s vital to stay informed. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency publishes a regularly updated Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog which can be found here.