John Paul Cook is a psychiatric nurse practitioner and clinical instructor of psychiatric nursing in Houston. He previously worked as a Data Platform Solution Architect in Microsoft's Houston office helping enterprise customers with Azure, SQL Server, and Big Data. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a SQL Server MVP. He is experienced in SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit as well as psychiatric conferences. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2.
SQL Server replication works well on a low latency, high bandwidth network. When actual networks have high latency or limited bandwidth, problems may occur. Such conditions can be emulated with hardware or software tools. You can quickly set up a test environment to emulate high latency and limited bandwidth by using free, open source software. … Read more
This article shows you how to troubleshoot a failed installation of SQL Server and how to implement a workaround to allow SQL Server 2017’s PolyBase feature to be installed when version 9 of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is present. An installation of all features in SQL Server 2017 has three external dependencies. Python, R, … Read more