DevOps and the Spiritual Awakening

Growing up, my dad would often encourage me to focus on the small and simple things in life. It was his hope that, with this knowledge, I would accomplish great things. By playing, working, and socializing, the small things we learn create patterns of behavior. We are creatures of habit and the more we repeat … Full story

Webinar: Avoid the Top 10 SQL Server Configuration Mistakes

Fortified Data Webinar Avoid the Top 10 SQL Server Configuration Mistakes

We’ve all seen or dealt with a poorly performing SQL Server instance, database or query. The source of the problem could be any number of things, not the least of which is poorly configured hardware or software — including SQL Server. Throwing big iron hardware at it will not always solve the problem, may mask what … Full story

Inside the Black Box: Making Sense of Service Broker

Inside the Black Box_ Making Sense of Service Broker

Come join Fortified Data’s Colleen Morrow at PASS Summit 2016 in Seattle, WA in October! PASS Summit is the premier conference for SQL Server and data professionals. Spend up to a week with us as we delve into full-day pre-conference workshops, hands-on labs, expert sessions, demos, networking, the latest tips, tricks, and technologies, and more. And because … Full story

PASS Summit – Ben DeBow On The Road to Consulting

Come join Fortified Data‘s founder and CEO Ben DeBow at PASS Summit 2016 in Seattle, WA in October! PASS Summit is the premier conference for SQL Server and data professionals. Spend up to a week with us as we delve into full-day pre-conference workshops, hands-on labs, expert sessions, demos, networking, the latest tips, tricks, and technologies, and more. And … Full story

Fortified Data CEO Ben DeBow to Present at IT/Dev Connections 2016

For 15 years, IT/Dev Connections has been recognized as the premier professional training and networking conference for the Microsoft technology community. At this year’s event, Fortified Data’s founder and CEO, Ben DeBow will be discussing a number of topics that you absolutely can’t miss.  He has designed, optimized and deployed some of the largest SQL … Full story

Troubleshooting for the DBA: SQL Saturday, Kansas City

Come join Fortified Data’s founder and CEO Ben DeBow at SQL Saturday in Kansas City, MO on September 24, 2016! SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. Admittance to this event is free, all costs are covered by donations and sponsorships. Where When Rockhurst University 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas … Full story