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Guest Columnist: Thomas LaRock profile

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Use Operations Manager to Monitor Your SQL Agent Jobs

Monitoring your SQL Server Agent jobs is important to ensuring that all of the automation you have created on your server is working correctly. Thomas LaRock brings us another article on Operations Manager and its integration with SQL Server.  Read more...
By Thomas LaRock 2008/09/08 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Operations Manager and SQL Server

Longtime expert DBA Thomas Laorck brings us a short article about how he uses Operations Manager to watch the SQL Servers he is responsible for and ignore others.  Read more...
By Thomas LaRock 2008/07/23 | Source: | Category: operations manager
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Customizable Error Log Scanning

Monitoring your servers for issues and alerts is something every DBA should be doing on a regular basis. However even with a small number of servers, a DBA can easily be overwhelmed if some level of automation is not implemented. Thomas LaRock brings us a method of scanning your error logs automatically and notifying the DBA of problems.   Read more...
By Thomas LaRock 2006/12/27 | Source: | Category: administration
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Are Your Database Backups Current and Available?

It is an interesting question and one I hope every DBA can answer positively. New author Thomas LaRock brings us his method for ensuring that the backups have occurred and the files are still on disk.   Read more...
By Thomas LaRock 2006/03/21 | Source: | Category: administration
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