Vicky Harp

Vicky Harp, Corporate Strategist at IDERA

Vicky Harp, corporate strategist at Idera, is an experienced software developer and researcher specializing in strategic product management, SQL Server, and .NET development. She has more than 15 years working on Microsoft SQL Server technology and has spent most of her career at IDERA. She speaks frequently at industry events and is active on Twitter @vickyharp.

Articles by Vicky Harp

Microsoft's SQL Server platform has been on a roll lately, with its smooth and feature-rich SQL 2016 release gaining accolades across the industry, including the DBMS of the Year award from The company's increased focus on cloud, strong BI tool set, impressive functionality and emerging cross-platform capability with SQL on Linux has made this RDBMS a staple of database shops around the world.

Posted June 16, 2017

When it comes to assigning value to different components in today's IT environment, it would be a serious mistake to underestimate the value of data and databases. Whether you are looking to reduce downtime and speed up your database-centric application or to save money and time on optimizing your database servers, the following best practices can help you improve the performance of your SQL Server environment and, ultimately, your business service delivery process.

Posted July 12, 2016