Author: Alejandro Cordero

Minimally Logged Operations for Data Loads

Alejandro Cordero, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, explains minimally logged operations.

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Keeping Up With Competition Like Pokémon Go

Alejandro Cordero, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, discusses historical trends in tech, spinoff vertical companies, and the phenomenon and challenges surrounding Pokemon Go.

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The Value Of Data In Business Today

Alejandro Cordero, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, discusses the rising importance in business data, and how is adds value to an organization.

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Embracing Lifelong Learning In The IT Industry

Alejandro Cordero, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, discusses the importance of lifelong learning in the IT industry.

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Delayed Durability and Impact on Mirroring

Objective To Test the delayed durability feature with mirroring in high performance and high safety mode. The idea is to confirm what the performance improvement is of the transaction and if it has any benefit in high latency networks.  …

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SQL Server Replication Quick Tips

There is a time in every SQL Server DBA career where a mail came in with a “replication is not working, please check” message. This article is intended to provide with quick tips on how to handle common replication errors…

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SQL Server 2014 Delayed Durability from an Application Perspective

The idea of this blog post is to describe what the delayed durability feature is in SQL Server 2014 and to describe a use case from an application development perspective. With every new SQL Server release we get a bunch…

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