In this portion of the series on database benchmarking, I want to tell you about one of my favorite aspects of the TPC benchmarks – CHEATING.
Today, I would like to give you a primer on how to read the benchmark reports that are published by the major database and hardware vendors.
Introduction to TPC Database Benchmarks Let’s talk about database application benchmarking. This is a skill set which, in my opinion, is one of the major differentiators between a journeyman-level DBA and a true master of the trade. In this article published in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine, I’ll give you a [...]
The Database Lifecycle Management is an MSDN curated content view providing a single location to find many of the best solutions for common customer tasks in Microsoft SSDT, SSMS, and SQL Database.
Get the details on Kevin’s keynote address at the SQLintersection conference in Las Vegas in early April.
Want to be a better technology evangelist? Here are a variety of tips about how to turn mediocre software demonstrations into an outstanding software demonstrations.
Learn the Performance Monitor counters to avoid and those to exploit for the latest versions of Microsoft SQL Server from database expert Kevin E. Kline.
Kevin provides two new session slide decks and tells about his week presenting sessions in Colorado from August 14-17, 2012.
Kevin Kline describes highlights from the last ten years at Quest Software and why he is moving on to new opportunities.
Learn about the server health-check capabilities of Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) in this previously recorded webcast.