John Martin

John (@SQLDiplomat) is the Product Manager at SentryOne, looking after SQL Sentry and the core monitoring suite. John is also a Microsoft Data Platform MVP with more than a decade of experience with SQL Server and the Microsoft Data Platform. John is an experienced DBA, Developer, and former Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. Having worked with SQL Server for the last decade he has gained a broad understanding of how you can use, and misuse, SQL Server. With the latest PASS Board Election Results, John will be the EMEA representative effective January 1st, 2018.

Articles by John Martin

Recently I have been exploring Dynamic Data Masking, looking at ways that it can be used and I thought I would share my thoughts with you.
SQL Sentry has an array of built-in reports that provide insight on the performance of your environment. Here John looks at deploying these to SSRS server.
August 18, 2016 | John Martin | Reporting, SSRS 3
John Martin explains how Always On Availability Groups & Virtualization go hand in hand, but if you don't get it quite right, it can all go horribly wrong.
John Martin starts his security nuggets series, explaining why you should use encrypted connections for SQL Server if you take system security seriously.
March 16, 2016 | John Martin | Security, SQL Server 1
Help identify potential database corruption sooner rather than later by monitoring for suspect pages in your SQL Server databases.
December 23, 2015 | John Martin | Monitoring 2
John Martin talks about his sessions at the recent SQL Relay events throughout the UK, and shares his slide decks from the sessions.

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