Tag: DBA Mistakes
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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...
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In Part 3 of the series, SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and SurveyMonkey’s Argenis Fernandez join Kevin Kline. In this video, Kevin, Aaron and Argenis discuss another common DBA Mistake, inadequate preventative maintenance.
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In Part 2 of the series, SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and SurveyMonkey’s Argenis Fernandez join Kevin Kline. They transition from discussing disk subsystems to discussing the issues with accepting SQL Server’s installation defaults. They begin by explaining why you need to set the size of a database when you build it and the issues with not managing virtual log files (VLFs) correctly. They also explain why you should not stick with the default power plan.
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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.