Is Azure SQL Analytics all you need for SQL Server Monitoring?

How well can you monitor Azure SQL Databases and Azure Managed Instances without any 3rd party tools? Is Azure SQL Analytics really good enough for the job? Can it be a decent competitor to powerhouses such as SentryOne, Red-Gate, Apex, Solarwinds and others? Can you use it as a cheap alternative in the cloud? Will I ever stop asking questions and get to the point already? Yes, of course I will! Just keep reading.

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CI and CD with SSDT Part 2: Methodology & Features for DB DevOps (PASS Global Hebrew)

Watch now! In this session, the second of a 2-part series, we will cover the rich tools, features, and methodologies in SSDT that allow DBAs to implement a continuous database development lifecycle, and how to solve common problems and edge cases.

This webinar was delivered as part of the PASS Global Hebrew Virtual Chapter, and as such is presented in Hebrew. Continue reading CI and CD with SSDT Part 2: Methodology & Features for DB DevOps (PASS Global Hebrew)

CI and CD with SSDT Part 1: Development Lifecycle Basics for DBAs (PASS Global Hebrew)

Watch now! In this session, the first of a 2-part series, we will learn what is Git Source Control? What are CI/CD Pipelines? What are Unit Tests? These are all topics that each DBA must familiarize themselves with before integrating with the software development lifecycle.

This webinar was delivered as part of the PASS Global Hebrew Virtual Chapter, and as such is presented in Hebrew. Continue reading CI and CD with SSDT Part 1: Development Lifecycle Basics for DBAs (PASS Global Hebrew)