What’s the Secret to Long-Term Career Success for Technologists?

Kevin Kline looks at the ways technology-focused data professionals can ensure career longevity by sharpening these key technical and soft skills.

Slow SQL Queries? Attack Performance Killers!

Get guidance from Microsoft MVPs. View the top MSSQLTips webcasts on demand. You’ll master query tuning, indexes, execution plans and more!

The 2020 Data Professional Salary Survey Results Are In

Brent Ozar shares his insights on the salary survey results of 1,734 data professionals from 63 different countries.  

Oracle and the Future

Kellyn Pot'vin-Gorman opens up about her time at Oracle and shares her thoughts on the future of Oracle and the Cloud.

Faster and Cheaper: SQL on Azure Continues to Outshine AWS

GigaOm recently compared SQL Server on Azure VMs and on AWS EC2. Azure emerged as the leader, up to 3.4 times faster and up to 87% less expensive than AWS EC2.

How Does Accelerated Database Recovery Work?

Accelerated Database Recovery is a new feature of SQL Server 2019 and Azure SQL Database, and is used to decrease the time for rolling back large operations and database recovery. In this article, Forrest McDaniel explains how it works.

What Are SQL Server Big Data Clusters?

Starting with SQL Server 2019 (15.x), SQL Server Big Data Clusters allow you to deploy scalable clusters of SQL Server, Spark, and HDFS containers running on Kubernetes. These components run side by side which enables you to read, write, and process big data from Transact-SQL or Spark. This feature allows you to easily combine and analyze your high-value relational data with high-volume big data.

A New DBA Survey of PASS Members Reveals Shocking Trends for 2020

See why DBAs and IT managers are worried about data growth, their workloads, the cloud – and how they’ll keep up with it all.

The Data Breach Game: The 9 Worst IT Security Practices

How many of these data security offenses is your organization guilty of, and how can you correct them? Play the Data Breach Game and find out.

Upcoming Virtual Events

DBA as the Cloud Era Data Professional - Mika Sutinen

Saturday, February 29. 17:00 UTC.

What's New in SQL Server 2019 - William Assaf

Wednesday, January 22. 19:00 UTC.


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