Tag: microsoft

SQL Server: Migrations/Upgrades – 10 Things to Think About


Here at Pythian we have planned and implemented dozens of migrations and upgrades for our customers. In this blog post I am trying to summarize the 10 most important things to consider when migrating or upgrading a SQL Server environment,…

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Log Buffer #435: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Sun of database technologies is shining through the cloud technology. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL and various other databases are bringing forth some nifty offerings and this Log Buffer Edition covers some of them.

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The First PASS Summit Bloggers’ Meetup

We are stoked to announce the first ever PASS Summit Bloggers’ Meetup! What: PASS Summit Bloggers’ Meetup 2014 When: Thursday, November 6th, 5pm – 7pm Where: Sports Restaurant & Bar, 140 4th Ave North, Suite 130, Seattle, WA 98109 How:…

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Comparing CPU Throughput of Azure and AWS EC2

After observing CPU core sharing with Amazon Web Services EC2, I thought it would be interesting to see if Microsoft Azure platform exhibits the same behavior. Signing up for Azure’s 30-day trial gives $200 in credit to use over the…

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