How to send notifications to Slack

Some time ago we discussed how to send notifications to Microsoft Teams: How to send notification to Microsoft Teams In this post, we are going to look at doing the same with Slack. The only difference between these two platforms is in the payload they expect. Beyond...

Deploy SQLWATCH with dbatools

I am happy to announce that thanks to our fantastic SQL Server Community it is now possible to deploy SQLWATCH using dbatools. If you work with SQL Server and are not familiar with dbatools you should check it out now, it will change your DBA life forever. With...

How does monitoring affect your server?

The observer effect is a term used in physics and it means that observing a phenomenon changes that phenomenon. Therefore, an object that is being observed, is looking different to the same, not observed object. How is this possible? In physics, this is to do with...