Author: Stephen Wynkoop

Editorials

Last Day: Free Virtual Conference Tomorrow!

If you haven’t registered yet, today’s the day.  The SSWUG virtual conference is tomorrow, and it’s free! Check it out here:  http://www.sswugvc.com It’s easy to register, very fast and there will be three tracks of sessions, amazing speakers and the opportunity to visit the exhibit hall to learn more about some excellent solutions and services. Did I mention it’s free? […]

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SQL Server instance growth, management

I was reading an interesting article in DBTA (April/May 2018, “The Headaches of Microsoft SQL Server Sprawl“) and it was clear that so many of us are facing some pretty significant challenges when it comes to managing SQL Server instances.  Particularly true if you consider “SQL Server instances” to include your Azure instances and/or managed instances on Azure and AWS. […]

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Inventory control and your databases….

No, not the “what servers do you have and what do they have on them” variety necessarily.  In a previous life, inventory and point of sale systems were a focus, and one of the great things that we could nearly always point to surrounded that initial inventory of the store location – their stuff on the shelves.  So many times, […]