What the heck is a DTU?

March 30, 2017 Andy 0

No, seriously. What is a DTU? When you’re deploying any application, one of the first questions that comes up is “What will this cost?” Most of us have gone through this sort of exercise for sizing a SQL Server installation at some point, but what if … [Read More]

Blogging at SQLPerformance.com

March 30, 2017 Andy 0

As part of my role on the SentryOne Product Advisory Council (PAC), I’m going to occasionally be contributing posts over at SQLPerformance.com. Today, my first post was published: What the heck is a DTU? SQLPerformance.com focuses on providing innovative and practical solutions for improving SQL … [Read More]

Congratulations 2017 Microsoft MVP!

March 19, 2017 Andy 1

Earlier this month, I got an email with the subject line “Congratulations 2017 Microsoft MVP!” I immediately commenced doing a Snoopy happy dance (my dog, Callie, picked up on the excitement and joined in). If you aren’t familiar with the MVP Program, you might be … [Read More]