One of your last lines of defense for just about any system is to have a backup in place in case there is a need to recover some or all of your data. This is also true for SQL Server. In this tutorial we will discuss selecting the correct recovery models, what backup options are available, and how to create backups using T-SQL commands and SQL Server Management Studio.
The INFORMATION_SCHEMA views allow you to retrieve metadata about the objects within a database. These views can be found in the master database under Views / System Views and be called from any database in your SQL Server instance. In this tutorial we look at some of these INFORMATION_SCHEMA views and how they can be used.
In this tutorial we will cover some of the common issues with performance such as: deadlocks, blocking, missing and unused indexes, I/O bottlenecks, poor query plans, statistics, wait stats and fragmentation.
Join us in this webinar to learn more about SSIS deployment strategies. This includes parameter configurations to deploy your package seamlessly to multiple environments. We'll also take a look at how to schedule a package, where we can find performance information and how the SSIS catalog supports us during our troubleshooting.
Compliance is top of mind for many DBAs, and with SQL Compliance Manager you will be able to comply with regulatory standards. Determine where sensitive data resides, and selectively choose what needs to be audited.
The database schema is like a solid foundation for a house, if you want an application that will scale, perform well and be able to support the application growth, then you need to have a strong database design. By the end of this session, you will have a solid understanding on how you can design a data model that will take advantage of your infrastructure and leverage the new SQL Server features.