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Free eBook: Troubleshooting SQL Server: A Guide for the Accidental DBA

Three SQL Server MVPs (Jonathan Kehayias, Ted Krueger and Gail Shaw) provide fascinating insight into the most common SQL Server problems, why they occur, and how they can be diagnosed using tools such as Performance Monitor, Dynamic Management Views and server-side tracing. The focus is on practical solutions for removing root causes of these problems, rather than "papering over the cracks".

2020-06-17 (first published: )

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Do You Still Want Coping Tips?

A simple question, and you can vote by leaving a comment for this article. Do you still want me to include the coping tips in the newsletter after June? When the pandemic shut down much of the world in March, our CEO at Redgate Software asked us to think about what we could do to […]

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2020-06-16

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Allowing for manual checks and changes during database deployments

SQL Change Automation enables users to make database changes to production safely and efficiently using PowerShell cmdlets, which can be integrated easily into any release management tool. This article will show you how to automate database deployments safely, by using SQL Change Automation from within PowerShell scripts, and how a deployment script for a release can be checked and amended as part of the process.

2020-06-15

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