Richard Douglas

Richard (@SQLRich) is a Principal Solutions Engineer at SentryOne, specializing in our SQL Server portfolio offering in EMEA. He has worked with SQL Server since version 7.0 in various developer and DBA roles and holds a number of Microsoft certifications. Richard is a keen member of the SQL Server community; previously he ran a PASS Chapter in the UK and served on the organizing committee for SQLRelay.

Articles by Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas shamelessly plugs a community eBook project he and Kevin Kline were involved in to help jumpstart DBAs in their new career.
June 29, 2016 | Richard Douglas | SQLFamily, community 0
Richard Douglas provides his thoughts on the Build vs Buy debate as a DBA monitoring critical Microsoft SQL Server estates.
June 22, 2016 | Richard Douglas | SQL Sentry, Monitoring 1
Richard Douglas shows how to extend SQL Sentry alerting, using Microsoft Office to verbally warn you about threats to your SQL Server environment.
Richard Douglas takes a tongue in cheek look at how you could extend Performance Advisor with the Internet of Things to create a real Red Alert scenario.
May 11, 2016 | Richard Douglas | Alerting, automation 0
Richard Douglas provides a quick tip on troubleshooting a less than helpful error message from VMware Workstation.
After the success of the PreCon session we held at PASS Summit last year, the team have decided to fly over and do one on this side of the pond at SQLBits!
April 21, 2016 | Richard Douglas | SQL Sentry, SQLBits, training 0
Richard Douglas shares the slides from his recent session at SQL Saturday Exeter, "Investigate TempDB Like Sherlock Holmes."
March 21, 2016 | Richard Douglas | SQLSaturday, tempdb, Monitoring 0
Richard Douglas talks about his "Hello World" tour, and lists his upcoming community sessions at SQL Relay and PASS Summit.
September 23, 2015 | Richard Douglas | Community, PASS Summit 0

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