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Tales from Building a SQL Server Data Warehouse in Azure

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On June 19th, Kevin Kline and Melissa Coates presented a webinar called "Tales from Building a SQL Server in Azure." In this session, they shared experiences and lessons learned from a recent migration of our business...

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.

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...

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.

Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Panel Discussion – Part 3

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In Part 3 of Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! - Panel Discussion, the panel talks about how human error is something that is inevitable and tell more horror stories from their own experiences. They stress how it is always important to prepare for these types of mistakes so you can recover faster when they occur.

How Azure is enhancing the Microsoft data platform – Part 2

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SQL Server specialist Gavin Payne discusses how the Microsoft Azure cloud platform has become an integral part of what’s now a very broad and deep Microsoft data platform. He begins by identifying the platform’s diffe...

How Azure is enhancing the Microsoft data platform – Part 1

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SQL Server specialist Gavin Payne discusses how the Microsoft Azure cloud platform has become an integral part of what’s now a very broad and deep Microsoft data platform. He begins by identifying the platform’s different cloud services and how they relate to traditional SQL Server services. Gavin then suggests how these cloud services can then be used with existing on-premises data platforms to create hybrid solutions – something that’s becoming popular with businesses of all sizes.

Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Part 3

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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.

Run Reports

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This video is part of the Getting Started Series found on the SQL Sentry client software start page. These videos are intented to give you a basic understanding of some of the features of the product. This video will ...

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.

Users and Groups

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This video is part of the Getting Started Series found on the SQL Sentry client software start page. These videos are intented to give you a basic understanding of some of the features of the product. This video will ...

Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Panel Discussion – Part 4

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In Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Panel Discussion – Part 4, Kevin Kline, Aaron Bertrand, Jes Borland, David Klee, Grant Fritchey and Tim Ford briefly touch on indexing strategy and why it is important. They continue to tell their own horror stories for backups and recoveries and some of the things you can do to avoid having your own horror stories.

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