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.
Today’s DBA wears many hats. They are asked to monitor, maintain, diagnose and tune database environments and often need to expand these tasks to multiple database platforms. In this session we will discuss the evolution of database platforms and the emergence of new database technologies and how this impacts the role of Today’s DBA.
A comprehensive range of software tools is essential for completing common database administration tasks. In this webcast we will cover SQL Admin Toolset which provides 24 essential tools to diagnose, analyze, and administer SQL Server instances.