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Who Wants To Be A DBA? Quick Rules Of Thumb

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Were you the person standing closest to the server rack when they said "We need a DBA"? Believe it or not, some people get shoved into the job of database administrator (DBA) in much that way, without warning or preparation.

SQL Server Data Compression

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Have you heard of the data compression feature in Enterprise Editions of SQL Server 2008 and later? It promises great savings on storage space. But did you know it can also improve I/O performance and enhance SQL Server memory?

Who Wants To Be A DBA? Roles & Responsibilities

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In this video, Kevin Kline and John Martin discuss the roles and responsibilities of a DBA. They look at the interpersonal issues and answer questions who do I need to satisfy and what’s really expected. They also look at what technical skills you need to succeed as a DBA.

Query Progress Tracking in SQL Server

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It's 18:00 o'clock on Friday. You execute a process that usually takes a few minutes and start packing in order to start the weekend. You are already with your bag on your back, but the process doesn't finish. You sta...

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Who is the World’s Fastest DBA?

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Have you ever wondered who is the World’s Fastest DBA? Well now you have a chance! Watch as the SQL Sentry Racing Team takes to the Charlotte Motor Speedway to find out who is truly the World’s Fastest DBA.

Top 10 Administrative Mistakes on SQL Server

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SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline discusses the top 10 administrative mistakes that DBAs make on Microsoft SQL Server. He discusses how most of the mistakes are due to process and business issues instead of issues with technology.

Power Suite Overview

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The SQL Sentry Power Suite provides a complete performance monitoring and optimization solution for Microsoft SQL Server by combining both Performance Advisor for SQL Server and Event Manager in the same console...

Performance Advisor Dashboard

Added by 4 years ago

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SQL Sentry’s Performance Advisor dashboard not only gives you real time performance details on your server, but also easily provides long term trending as well as flexible point in time details for all of your S...