Covering Data Consulting, LLC, Minneapolis, MN

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SQL Server Health Checks

What is a Health Check?   Everyone wants their SQL Server to run faster.  When SQL is running fast, it means that your applications load quicker.  It means that you don’t need to spend large capital costs on a new server or an expensive SAN upgrade.  To get there, you[…]

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Reflections on StretchDB: Cost

I was attending a SQL Server 2016 launch event organized by PASS MN and the Minnesota BI User Group and I was listening to one of the Azure features with StretchDB.  The claim was that it was very cost effective to have your archive data automagically shipped off to the[…]

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Performance Tuning

When your employees can’t work because of a poor performing application, your business can lose thousands of dollars in productivity. Worse yet, you can lose customers on a client application. Since a large portion of application performance issues trace back to the database, you need a professional who can quickly[…]

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Database Design

Your data is some of your most important assets, yet some businesses are hand-cuffed by poorly performing databases. Application development is difficult and many developers are tempted to have tools auto-create the databases. Don’t compromise your future data needs by skimping on your database design. We can work with your[…]

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SQL Server Health Checks

You know your database server has problems, but you don’t know where to start.  The sys-admins blame the code and the developers blame the hardware.  We can come in and identify your issues and work with your staff to get the database working again.  Plus, we will provide detailed information[…]

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Database Solution Architecture

You’ve done the indexing and performance tuning.  You’ve run out of options, but you still need more out of your database.  We can help you maximize the use of your existing database instance to save money and get you back on track. Contact now »

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