Tag: Database Health Monitor

Database Health Monitor June 2017 Version Released Today

Today I released the June 2017 version of Database Health Monitor, you can get it on the download page at http://DatabaseHealth.com.  Here is what it included. Version 2.5.5 Release Notes Version 2.5.5 is the June, 2017 release of Database Health

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February 2017 Release of Database Health Monitor

Today I had the opportunity to complete and launch the February 2017 version of Database Health Monitor. I hope you like the latest version. Here are the Release Notes: Version 2.5 Release Notes – February 2017. Version 2.5 is the

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Don’t Reboot SQL Server So Often

How often should I reboot SQL Server? It is a common belief with computers that rebooting cleans things up in memory and that they run better if they are rebooted more often. With your windows desktop or your cell phone

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Database Health Monitor – July 2016 Release

I have just released version 2.4.3 the July 2016 version of Database Health Monitor. You can download it now at the Database Health Monitor website. http://DatabaseHealth.com/download Since the releases have been coming about monthly lately, I have decided to add

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Database Health Monitor Version 2.4.2 Released Today

Today I released the latest update to Database Health Monitor.  Version 2.4.2. It has been about a two weeks since version 2.4.1 release and version 2.4.2 has a few new features, and a couple bug fixes. Here is a preview of

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Database Health Monitor Version 2.4.1 Released

Just one day after releasing Database Health Monitor version 2.4, today I released version 2.4.1. Version 2.4.1 includes a bug fix and 2 new feature that were added after the release of version 2.4. Feature: Support for SQL Server 2016. Since

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Database Health Monitor Version 2.4 Released

If you haven’t tried Database Health Monitor Version 2.4 might be a good time to try it out. Five and a half years of my development time has gone into Database Health monitor, and hopefully the features will show it. Here

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DBCC ShrinkDatabase – I want to shrink my database.

TL;DR summary: Don’t do it. Stop reading here if you want, but just don’t do it. This post refers to shrinking your database files (mdf, or ndf files), not shrinking the log file. The log file is a completely different

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GE Centricity EMR Performance Tuning.

I have been doing work with multiple clients using the GE Centricity EMR product which makes extensive use of Microsoft SQL Server. The performance issues that you run into with Centricity are very similar to what I see working with

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