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Search Results for "Performance Tuning"




Why Database Engineers Should Own the Application Repository

As a database professional its my responsibility to make sure data is well formed, performant and available to the end user. So many of us only stop there thinking they only should work with their database technology. Let’s explore why this mentality needs to change.

How to Choose the Right Database

I had a developer ask me a question the other day that made me take a few steps back. They asked me how would I know if the database I want to use is the right one? Now this question is like producing a new report for the business. It will raise a bunch of other questions with deeper analysis and eventually, the answer comes to the forefront. Let’s look at a few current options.

The SARGable Query

Knowing how to correctly write high performance queries will help the speed of your database and make your applications preform well under pressure. Today we are going to help define what SARGable and non-SARGable queries.

Cosmos DB Advantages

I once used a screwdriver as a hammer. Did it work? Yes, but wasn’t my best option. Choosing the right tool for a job helps your end product and makes the development process accelerate with clean and readable code. Knowing what each database can do and what the pros and cons are will help drive your decision.

The Rise of Postgres in the Modern World

Postgres has been around for over three decades now and gaining traction in the modern world of database storage. We are going to dig a little deeper and find out why this has become a viable option for the enterprise and look at some of the differences between SQL Server and PostgreSQL while pointing out some neat features.

What is this thing we call DevOps?

DevOps didn't gain much traction in the tech community until about three years ago and has several different meanings. Today we are going to take a look at DevOps.