SQL Server and VMware

SQL Server on VMware Best Practices – How to Optimize the Architecture

A couple of months ago, VMware released a new white paper called “Architecting Microsoft SQL Server on VMware vSphere”. Published in August 2018, it spells out the best practices for running SQL Server on vSphere. Twenty years ago VMware launched and forever changed the compute world.

SQL Server and VMware go together like peanut butter and jelly. Read on to look into the details…

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cybersecurity

National Cyber Security Awareness Month – Low Hanging Fruit

Since 2004 the Department of Homeland Security has organized October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The goal is to promote cyber security to help keep Americans safe online. Fast forward 14 years and the security landscape has only become more dangerous. More opportunities exist for online abuses than ever before. The proliferation of internet connected devices that comprise the IOT creates additional attack surfaces which often have security as an afterthought instead of baked into the design.

Today I want to focus on the low hanging fruit i.e. the easy wins we can achieve to significantly improve our online safety and security. Read on to see the simple things most people can do to improve their situation.

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T-SQL Tuesday #107 – My Death March Project

This month I have the honor of hosting T-SQL Tuesday #107 about Death March Projects. The topic for this months T-SQL Tuesday #107 (hosted by yours truly Blog/Twitter) is:

“Tell me your project horror stories – the worse the better”

Through some redaction, slight change of facts, and creative control with some details I will protect the innocent; and in this case, the guilty as well.

If you don’t have time to read my lengthy exposition then please skip down to the section titled “The Making of a Death March Project”.

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