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Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY

I’m a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 15+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of three young boys. I have been a DBA at a public university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a remote DBA with customers across the United States. I write and speak primarily about the tips and tricks that I discover along my SQL Server journey.

Archives: February 2013

Announcing SQL Saturday 197 Omaha Pre-Cons!

Here is a flyer produced by someone on the team - he says it all very well:


Friday, April 5, 2013
Get Warmed Up For SQL Saturday By Attending The Preconference!  

Three Great Speakers, Three Great Topics!


Scaling SQL Server 2012 (Glenn Berry - @GlennAlanBerry)

How can…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 7 February 2013

The Value of Certifications

A former co-worker recently sent me an email asking about Microsoft certifications, and if I pursued them, and what I thought about them.  I started to write a response and it sounded like a good blog post {-: so here it is:


I am certified through the gills in…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 5 February 2013