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 [...]
These days, relational database management systems (RDBMSs) like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle are the primary engines of information systems everywhere, particularly for enterprise computing systems and web applications. Though RDBMSs are now common enough to trip over, it wasn’t always that way.
Learn about HP and Microsoft reference architecture for very high performance OLTP applications from Shashank Pawar of Microsoft Australia.
Let’s address methods for successfully managing today’s complex heterogeneous database infrastructures.
Here are a hand full of cool database migration tools and white papers worth mentioning for SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Sybase.
I’m now stepping up in to the roll of editor-in-chief of SQLServerPedia. Here are some ideas I’d like your feedback on…
Heather Eichman interviews Kevin Kline, the former President of PASS and systems specialist for the SQL Server Business Unit at Quest Software.