In this week's survey I'd like to know how often you run consistency checks on your *most critical* production database, regardless of *how* you run
I came across a question on ServerFault this afternoon that inflamed my desire to be ultra-geeky (it was really already inflamed after teaching backup and
It's lunchtime for my class – time for a blog post! This is an interesting one that crops up every so often (just an hour
In this week's survey I'd like to know how you manage the sizes of your database *data* files (remember we've already done log file size
There are a couple of issues that I’ve heard of in the last few weeks (one while onsite at a customer) and I think they might bite
This week's survey is all about being a DBA or involuntary DBA – what do you think is the hardest thing when becoming an involuntary
The July 2009 edition of TechNet Magazine is available on the web and include a feature article I wrote explaining backups. It's the first in
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