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.
This session will present real world statistics on the evolving role of the DBA, the concerns facing DBAs today and valuable insights on the DBAs path to career success. Learn how the megatrends of DevOps, Cloud, NoSQL, Big Data and more are affecting your role today and how they are likely to shape it into the future.
Join us to learn how SQL Compliance Manager provides real-time monitoring across your SQL Server environment to ensure all server access and exceptions are tracked to comply with internal and external audits.
If you are considering moving your SQL Server workloads to the cloud, you are probably concerned about how to make your databases highly available. Join us for this webcast to learn how to protect SQL Server workloads in the cloud.