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Introductory and how-to guide explaining what transactions are, why they're necessary, and how they work in SQL Server.
January 19, 2022 | Paul S. Randal | 0
When monitoring SQL Server performance, you should know which PerfMon counters matter and why. This guide identifies and explains the best 15 counters.
Learn why a data dictionary is crucial for any organization to ensure proper data stewardship.
December 16, 2021 | John Morehouse | 0
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use backups to perform point-in-time recovery and a more advanced way to determine an exact point to restore to.
Learn why a data steward is a critical job function for any organization.
December 9, 2021 | John Morehouse | 0
Learn the key differences between NoSQL and SQL databases, such as relational databases trading performance to guarantee data and transactional consistency.
December 7, 2021 | Joey D’Antoni | 0
An SSIS package is an execution unit in a workflow orchestration service used mostly for data integration and transformation.
November 23, 2021 | Meagan Longoria | 0
This article gives a primer on restoring database backups, transaction log backups, and the correct restore sequence needed for a series of backups.
November 18, 2021 | Tim Radney | Best Practices, SQL Server, Backups 0
In general, there are two ways to help ensure the safety of your data: access controls and encryption.
November 4, 2021 | John Morehouse | 0
Learn why properly sizing your database objects is important to storage efficiency and the overall performance of your server.
November 2, 2021 | Joey D’Antoni | 0
Joey D’Antoni shares how to face data sources, cloud security, and networking when moving ETL data into the cloud.
October 26, 2021 | Joey D’Antoni | 0
What’s the secret to making SQL Server go faster on Azure VMs? Why is doing this so important? Find answers in this article.
October 21, 2021 | Tim Radney | 0
Building data quality, data validation testing, and aligning with your organization’s master data is important to ensure reporting is consistent and accurate.
October 19, 2021 | Joey D’Antoni | 0
Learn about continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) and how it applies in a DevOps world.
October 14, 2021 | John Morehouse | 0
When interviewing for a SQL Server DBA position, there's almost always a technical and non-technical portion. Here's how to prepare.
October 13, 2021 | Kevin Kline | 0

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