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]

Building a Twitter-bot RSS Aggregator

January 11, 2017 Andy 1

I hate RSS readers For some reason, about once a year, I go hunting for a new RSS reader so I can keep track of blogs that I like to read.  It’s always the same process: Dig through reviews to find an app that I think … [Read More]

TSQL Tuesday #85: Backup + Recovery + ☁️

December 13, 2016 Andy 0

It’s T-SQL Tuesday,  the blog party that SQL Server expert Adam Machanic (blog|twitter) started. This month’s episode is hosted by Kenneth Fisher (blog| twitter). The topic: Backup & Recovery Your backups are my bread & butter Backup & recovery are a DBA’s bread & butter. I always tell people that … [Read More]