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Guest Columnist: Craig Outcalt profile

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What’s in YOUR Recovery Plan?

Author Craig Outcalt gives advice on preparing for the worst with a look at what you should consider putting in your disaster recovery plan and why.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2012/12/10 (first published: 2011/09/26) | Source: | Category: backup / recovery
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SQL Server Memory Management Explained

Author Craig Outcalt takes a deep dive into the SQL Server memory allocation and how it competes with OS memory.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2011/09/20 | Source: | Category: memory
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More Tips for New (and old) DBAs

Following up on the popular article: Tips for New DBAs, author Craig Outcalt tackles three more issues including customer support and why you should learn T-SQL.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2013/11/29 (first published: 2009/01/12) | Source: | Category: career
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Tips for New DBAs

New and old DBAs alike can benefit from going back to the roots of the profession. This series of articles highlight the skills needed to move to the next level of Database Administration.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2010/02/12 (first published: 2008/11/18) | Source: | Category: career
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Who was that Affinity Masked Man?

Getting the number of processor cores that SQL Server is using is not as straitforward as it could be. Enter the affinity mask, bitwise operations and good old fashioned computer science.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2008/10/17 | Source: | Category: bitwise operators
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Predictable Index Fragmentation

This technical article provides an overview of how to produce specific levels of index fragmentation. Useful for creating test plans.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2008/10/29 | Source: | Category: indexing
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