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T-SQL Tuesday #12 – Why are DBA skills necessary?

I was recently invited to a client site where I hadn't been in a couple of months. I could smell the neglect as soon as I examined the server: Error logs ripe with deadlock events Horrific sql in stored procedures Agent jobs failing Database maintenance...
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Whats Your Carbon Footprint?

Last wednesday I had the privilege to attend the Sql Master Class with Kimberly L Tripp and Paul S Randal. A lot was discussed about the causes of poorly performing systems. The session as a whole thought left me with one overwhelming thought, "the...
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