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Next MSSQLTips Webcast - How can a DBA Participate in DevOps?

Jason Hall

Next Webcast - How can a DBA Participate in DevOps?

This webcast will introduce the high-level concept of DevOps to a DBA audience while specifically focusing on how a DBA can participate in, enhance and embrace an organization’s DevOps methodology.

Author: Jason Hall

Pablo Echeverria

SQL Server Parallelism Overview

In this tip we look at an overview of SQL Server parallelism and how this can improve performance of your queries.

Author: Pablo Echeverria

Nisarg Upadhyay

Add new article to existing publication for SQL Server Transactional Replication

In this tip we look at how to add new articles to an existing publication using SQL Server Management Studio.

Author: Nisarg Upadhyay

Erica Woods

10 Reflection Areas to Guide Professional Performance Improvement

In our quests to always be growing and improving, both personally and professionally, here are 10 reflection areas and example questions we have identified to help you determine possible improvement focus areas to take your performance to the next level.

Author: Erica Woods

Aaron Bertrand


In SQL Server 2019 there is a lot more automation built into the system allowing you to easily add sensitive data labels to columns, which will get pulled into audits by default.

Author: Aaron Bertrand

Graham Okely

Linux commands to assist with importing a CSV file into SQL Server

In this tip we look at several Linux commands that can be used to help you with checking file contents before importing the data into SQL Server.

Author: Graham Okely

Jeffrey Yao

Discovering New System Objects and Functions in SQL Server 2019

In this tip we look at how to discover new system objects and functions in SQL Server 2019 by comparing to SQL Server 2017.

Author: Jeffrey Yao

Daniel Farina

Scheduling SQL Server Tasks on Linux

In this tip we look at how to schedule SQL Server tasks on Linux servers using Cron.

Author: Daniel Farina

Diogo Souza

Simple way to Import XML Data into SQL Server with T-SQL

In this tip we look at a simple way to import a simple XML document into a SQL Server table.

Author: Diogo Souza

Mohammed Moinudheen

Using Microsoft Hands-On labs to get hands-on cloud experience for free

In this tip we will overview the new Microsoft hand-on labs that are available to try out different aspects of Azure and other Microsoft offerings.

Author: Mohammed Moinudheen

Eduardo Pivaral

Using COMPRESS and DECOMPRESS in SQL Server to Save Disk Space

In this tip we look at how you can use SQL Server compression to save storage space for specific tables as well as how to decompress when the data is queried.

Author: Eduardo Pivaral

Alejandro Cobar

SQL Server Database Mirroring Inventory and Monitoring Scripts

In this tip we look at some PowerShell scripts you can use to check on SQL Server database mirroring status for your servers in your environment.

Author: Alejandro Cobar

Aaron Bertrand

New Function in SQL Server 2019 - sys.dm_db_page_info

In SQL Server 2019 we have a new and improved DMF called sys.dm_db_page_info. Take a look at this tip to learn more about this new function and how to use it.

Author: Aaron Bertrand

Daniel Farina

Auto Generate Create Table Script Based on SQL Server Query

In this tip, we look at a SQL Server function you can create and use to generate a CREATE TABLE script based on an input query to ensure you have the exact same data types and sizes.

Author: Daniel Farina

Siddharth Mehta

Develop and Query a Graph with SQL Server 2017 and R – Part 1

In this tip we look at how to create graphs using SQL Server 2017 and R using DiagrammeR, Magittr and DiagrammeRsvg.

Author: Siddharth Mehta

Cate Murray

Interview Prep: A Roadmap for Dissecting Job Descriptions

Have you ever started a new job or a new project only to find out the job description doesn't match the actual job? Learn how to make sure you ask the right questions so you don't end up somewhere you don't want to be.

Author: Cate Murray

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