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.
SQL Server comes with many tools to help optimize and tune performance, such as traces, extended events, execution plans, dynamic management views and more. In order to make the correct changes you need to know what tool to use, how to collect the right data, how to analyze the data and then make the right adjustments. Join us for this free webcast to learn more.
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.