Monthly Archives: July 2017

  1. DBA Dice

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    July 31, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve always thought it would be fun to have a DBA themed magic 8-ball. Now you may not be aware …
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  2. Performance is bad. Did you change anything recently? No. Are you sure?

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    July 26, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Ever have this conversation? Dev: Hey, can you help me? The performance on my application is terrible all of a …
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  3. Default SQL Agent Reports – Top Jobs

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    July 24, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Looking at what a job has been doing is important. Particularly if something is going wrong. Now there are several …
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  4. Default Database Reports – Disk Usage by Table

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    July 19, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you need to know how big a table is. Or several tables. Or all of the …
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  5. Default Instance Reports – Configuration Changes History

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    July 17, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Hey, who changed the max memory setting for the xyz instance? The good news is that this information is captured …
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  6. Default reports in SSMS

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    July 13, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    As DBAs our stock in trade is information and there is certainly an impressive amount available. The diagnostic views are …
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  7. Save and save often

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    July 11, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s the second Tuesday of the month, and as I’m sure you remember that means it’s time for T-SQL Tuesday! …
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  8. What is the system_health extended events session?

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    July 5, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Similar to the default trace the system_health session is automatically started up when the instance starts and collects information about …
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  9. SQL Homework – July 2017

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    July 3, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    For years Russ Thomas (b/t) has done a Monthly DBA Challenge and in fact I’ve used it as insperation a …
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