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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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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The SQL Sentry BI Suite provides a performance monitoring solution for the entire Microsoft BI platform by combining SQL Sentry Event Manager, Performance Advisor for SQL Server and Performance Advisor for Analysis Services.