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Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Panel Discussion – Part 1

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In the Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories - Panel Discussion, SQL Server MVPs and SQL Cruise Technical Leads, Kevin Kline, Jes Borland, David Klee, Grant Fritchey, Tim Ford and Aaron Bertrand discuss how they learned the most from their experience as DBAs when things went horribly wrong and why it is extremely important to always be knowledgeable about your systems.

Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Part 1

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In Part 1 of the DBA Mistakes series, SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and SurveyMonkey’s Argenis Fernandez join Kevin Kline. They discuss disk subsystems and why it’s important to think about not only the amount of disk space but also the IO throughput. They also discuss the importance of testing and benchmarking for your disks.

Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Panel Discussion – Part 2

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In Part 2 of the panel session on DBA Horror Stories, Kevin, Jes, David, Grant, Aaron and Tim talk about how the development of technology doesn’t get rid of the DBA, but forces a shift in jobs for the 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.

SQL Server Query Tuning Best Practices – Part 1

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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline begin their series on query tuning best practices. They go over some tips and tricks for writing queries. First, Kevin spends a little time on how to approach your ...

SQL Server Query Tuning Best Practices – Part 2

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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline continue their series on query tuning best practices. Kevin starts by talking about what you should include in test harnesses for testing your SQL code and how to i...

Exploring SQL Server’s Plan Cache

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SQL Server’s plan cache is one of the largest regions of memory and is used to store SQL and T-SQL code for quick execution. It is largely self-maintaining and self-tuning. However, the kind of code you write and the way you invoke that code can have an enormous impact on how the plan cache is maintained, tuned, and optimized.

Top 10 DBA Mistakes on SQL Server

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Microsoft Data Platform MVP Kevin Kline dives into the top 10 mistakes that, if avoided, will make your life much easier. These mistakes are the “low hanging fruit” of application design, development, and administrati...

End-To-End Troubleshooting on Microsoft SQL Server

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In this video, SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline discusses how to go about troubleshooting and performance tuning your Microsoft SQL Server without any paid professional tools. He goes through his methodology for troubleshooting, which he has learned over the course of many years of trial and error.

Columnstore Indexes Improvements in SQL Server 2016 with Niko Neugebauer

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In this session, Niko Neugebauer looks at the columnstore indexes and discusses how they've improved in SQL Server 2016. About the speaker: Niko Neugebauer works as a BI Consultant for OH22, which creates int...

Red Flag Radar: Assessing the Technical Quality of ISV Apps Running on SQL Server

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This video takes you through a variety of checks against a third-party application that runs against a SQL Server database, from medical practice management systems, warehouse inventory systems, to laboratory informat...

Getting Started With Execution Plans

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In this video, Scott Fallen shares tips on how to get started with execution plans. He discusses what an execution plan is and why they are important. He also walks through a couple of sample plans.

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