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Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:24 PM
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Hi,

Please provide some of Proactive sql dba activities for Production Databases.
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Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:58 PM
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Monitor blocking
Monitor free space in the data, log and disks. Increase the DB, Log file size when required to avoid auto-growth
Alerts for job, log shipping, replication, etc.
Monitor log file size/growth
Alerts for high memory, cpu utilization.
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Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:27 AM


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Don't forget to restore those backups.




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Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:30 AM


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Index Maintenance
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Don't forget to restore those backups.


Very true

As the saying goes, you don't have a backup until you have test restored it.




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Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:44 AM


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Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:04 AM
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monitor erorlogs
monitor sqlagent jobs
ensure your backups are actually happening (dont just monitor for failure)

test your DR procedures from time to time


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Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:09 AM


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Posted Friday, January 18, 2013 2:14 AM
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Thanks to all
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