Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 1 of 9: Basic

Welcome to my blog series on Azure SQL DB performance. In this blog I'll write about my findings with the Azure SQL DB Basic tier. Click here for information about the set-upClick here for the scripts I’ve used Intro This tier is the cheapest one around, it'll cost you about 5 euro's per month. This … Continue reading Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 1 of 9: Basic

Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Oslo

This weekend, I had the honor of speaking in Oslo at the data saturday event. Hosted by Johan Ludvig Brattas, Rune and a number of other key people, they have created a very welcoming atmosphere. Friday The event started with the speaker dinner on friday evening. As I had flown in early, I had explored … Continue reading Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Oslo

Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 0 of 9: setup

This is the starting point of a series of blogs regarding Azure SQL DB performance. This blog contains the setup and links to all the different database SKU's I've tested so you won't have to scroll endlessly to the part that is of interest to you. I hope you'll find this useful! Click here for … Continue reading Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 0 of 9: setup

Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Göteborg

Last saturday I was speaking in Göteborg at the local data saturday, hosted by Mikael Wedham (T | B). The day before a speaker dinner was organised at an island with a very nice restaurant. After a boat ride of about an hour (where we picked up some late arrivals along the way) we got … Continue reading Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Göteborg

T-SQL Tuesday 153: The Conference That Changed Everything For Me

This month, Kevin Kline (T | B) invites us to write about the conference that changed everything for me. I'm going to cheat a little bit and mention a number of conferences because together they shaped my working persona and my person as well. SQL Saturday, Utrecht This is the first conference, hosted by André … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday 153: The Conference That Changed Everything For Me

Speaking at Microsoft Data Platform Group – Birmingham

Next week (Thursday 4th of august 2022) I've been invited to speak at the Microsoft data platform group Birmingham. This is a very active user group that hosts monthly sessions on the data platform, and this month I'm honoured to talk about monitoring Azure SQL with Zabbix. In this session I'll walk you through monitoring, … Continue reading Speaking at Microsoft Data Platform Group – Birmingham