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3 Tips for Successfully Virtualizing Your SQL Server

This session will help clarify the decision process that goes into deciding to virtualize and guide you on how to deploy or migrat...

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Dealing with Network Latency Issues and the impact on SQL Server Performance

As the data grows on your SQL Server, performance issues start to surface. SQL can run into problems with memory, disk, pro...

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How to Capture Who Did What in Your SQL Server Databases

Have you ever needed to figure out who made a change or when a change was made? Or do you have requirements to log certain activit...

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SQL Server Statistics and How They Impact Performance

Statistics are a key part of getting solid performance for your SQL Server queries. In this webcast, Ray Barley will cover what S...

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DBA Code Reviews Done Dirt Cheap

Do you know what code is going into your production systems? How can you support something you haven't seen? Whether you currently...

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4 Techniques to Manage SQL Server Sprawl

Too many servers and not enough time! SQL Server has so many features and options that managing just one server can be challeng...

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Building a Rock Solid SQL Server Backup Solution

There are several areas of SQL Server that need to be configured and tuned to optimize database performance, one of these areas is...

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Surviving The First Week As The New DBA

Today’s DBA is on the hook for ensuring high availability of their databases more so than ever. Tune in to this webcast to learn m...

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Introduction to SQL Server Indexing

There are several areas of SQL Server that need to be configured and tuned to optimize database performance, one of these areas is...

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Enterprise Exchange Management with PowerShell

Learn how to take control of your messaging environment using the Exchange Management Shell. In this session, you'll see how to ta...

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SQL Server Maintenance Plans What they are and how to use them

You may have noticed the Maintenance Plans option in SQL Server Management Studio or maybe you have already setup a maintenance pl...

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How to be SharePoint EVERYTHING and Still Have a Life

A SharePoint Administrator's job is one of the most demanding around. On any given day, you'll find yourself taking care of the in...

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SharePoint Authentication and Authorization

No matter which SharePoint project, client, or product you work with, there will always be a need to authenticate and authorize us...

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SharePoint Branding in the Real World

There are a lot of factors to consider when customizing the look and feel of your SharePoint implementation. Planning for your bra...

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Striking a Balance Between SharePoint Governance and User Engagement

Planning a SharePoint governance program is all about balance and finding stable middle ground. On one side of the line is a draco...

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Extended Events, Work Smarter Not Harder

There are many ways to performance monitor your SQL Server environment. In this session we’ll review Extended Events, which is one...

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Hypermiling With SharePoint Backup

The upward trending of gasoline prices in recent years has given birth to “hypermilers,” or drivers who attempt to squeeze maximum...

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Backup is not Backup. Restore is Backup

In this presentation, SharePoint expert and author John Ferringer will help you turn the focus away from what you should do before...

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Introduction to SQL Azure

Cloud computing has been the topic of conversation for many IT organizations for some time, and it has finally hit SQL Server with...

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Troubleshooting Common Performance Problems in SharePoint 2010

Optimizing performance and responsiveness in SharePoint 2010 can involve numerous tweaks, modifications and configuration changes....

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HA - No Longer a Laughing Matter with AlwaysOn

Today’s DBA is on the hook for ensuring high availability of their databases more so than ever. Tune in to this webcast to learn m...

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Why Is My Virtual SQL Server So Slow?

After we virtualize SQL Server, troubleshooting performance becomes a lot tougher. There's more moving parts like shared storage a...

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SharePoint Administrators: The Reluctant DBAs

Many SharePoint administrators are finding themselves thrust into the difficult and time consuming role of SQL Server DBA. In this...

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What Are You Waiting For?

In this session, we’ll look at wait statistics and what they are. We’ll look into how they are accumulated and how they can be mon...

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Getting the Most Out of SharePoint Search

SharePoint Search is often one of the easiest areas to see immediate ROI from SharePoint. Although it works well out of the box, t...

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Get the Most from PowerShell and WMI

WMI is an underused technology because it has been difficult to use, but the fact is that it is often the only way to get the job ...

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The Essentials of SharePoint Disaster Recovery

“Are my nightly SQL Server backups good enough?” “Do I need an off-site disaster recovery facility?” “How do I even start the proc...

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