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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! – 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.

Top 10 DBA Mistakes: Horror Stories! – Part 1

Added by 3 years ago

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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.

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?

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...

Custom Conditions

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In this video, Scott Fallen, one of our Sales Engineers, looks at one of our newest features, custom conditions. He starts out by discussing how custom conditions work and how it’s different from anything available in other alerting systems. He also shows some example conditions, which are available in our starter custom condition package.

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.

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...

Add Target

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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 intended to give you a basic understanding of some of the features of the product. This video will ...

Set Up Alerts

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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 ...

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...

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