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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.

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! – Part 2

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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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Who Wants To Be A DBA? Roles & Responsibilities

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In this video, Kevin Kline and John Martin discuss the roles and responsibilities of a DBA. They look at the interpersonal issues and answer questions who do I need to satisfy and what’s really expected. They also look at what technical skills you need to succeed as a DBA.

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