Steven Wright

Steve (@SQL_Steve) is a fourteen-year veteran of SentryOne, and has held roles in Solutions Engineering, Quality Assurance, Product Management, and Advanced Analytics prior to assuming his current role. He has almost twenty years' experience working with SQL Server, and holds numerous professional certifications including the Microsoft Professional Program, Data Science Certification. His current responsibilities are focused on ensuring everyone throughout the SentryOne family is educated on our customers, their needs, and the solutions we provide that allow us to improve the lives of Microsoft Data Professionals and their customers everywhere.

Articles by Steven Wright

Steve Wright shares how Task Factory can help with SSIS issues such as connectivity to outside sources, loading and managing data, and data security.
March 24, 2020 | Steven Wright | SSIS, Task Factory 0
Steve Wright shares the SentryOne formula—a balance of accuracy and simplicity—for calculating the ROI of SQL Server Monitoring.
February 4, 2020 | Steven Wright | SQL Server, Monitoring 0
Steve Wright shares the evolution of loading data warehouses and how to use the new COPY statement for Azure Synapse Analytics in the process.
January 3, 2020 | Steven Wright | Azure, ETL 0
Many database performance monitoring solutions appear to be very comprehensive and authoritative. But could they be costing your business time and money?
The newly released SentryOne 18.5 includes the first feature set to utilize advanced analytics and machine learning technology—introducing SentryOne Storage Forecasting.
Steven Wright digs into some of the new enhancements in the BI Sentry dashboard, which focus on highlighting VertiPaq memory issues in Tabular mode.
Steve Wright blogs about Enhanced Tabular support for SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) - a feature of the latest release of BI Sentry - offering BI professionals unparalleled insight into Multidime...
February 21, 2018 | Steven Wright | Analysis Services, SSAS, Monitoring 0
Steven Wright explains how to diagnose performance issues in Microsoft APS and Azure Data Warehouse with SentryOne Alerts and lists some custom Advisory Conditions (AC) that many people find useful...
Steve Wright explains a hefty set of Advisory Conditions you can add to SentryOne to help you monitor, diagnose, and optimize SSAS...
Steve Wright gives some introductory information about the posts in his 5-part series on Analysis Services performance and SQL Sentry.
Since its introduction in SQL Server 2005 SP1, mirroring has become a common method to provide high availability for critical databases. With any HA strategy, proper monitoring is a must to ensure...

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