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SQL Server Express Size Limit

My Pluralsight course for new SQL Server DBAs   (Needs to upgrade to a bigger bowl) Common scenario: Company is using SQL Server Express to save on licensing costs...

2020-07-02

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TIL: Dismount-DbaDatabase and Mount-DbaDatabase

We have a double feature for today’s dbatools blog post, as these two commands go hand-in-hand. Todays commands: Dismount-DbaDatabase and Mount-DbaDatabase Detach-DbaDatabase and Attach-DbaDatabase can be used as aliases....

2020-07-01 (first published: )

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TIL: Get-DbaErrorLog

Ed: SQLDork is a Junior DBA on the team here, learning the DBATools in addition to normal DBA stuff™ Today’s dbatools command is Get-DbaErrorLog, which is very similar to...

2020-05-29

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TIL: Measure-DbaBackupThroughput

Today’s dbatools command: Measure-DbaBackupThroughput This one’s a smaller command, but that doesn’t mean it’s without use. If you need information on backup speeds (throughput) or early warning of possible...

2020-05-26

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TIL: Get-DbaAgentJobHistory

Another blog post, another dbatools command. Today’s command: Get-DbaAgentJobHistory Basic command, gets all the job history info and pipes it to gridview, because there’s a LOT of info here....

2020-05-14

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TIL: Backup-DbaDatabase

(This post comes from one of our Junior DBAs – @SQLDork) I’m learning how to use dbatools. Today’s command: Backup-DbaDatabase I’m using the 64-bit PowerShell ISE (running as administrator),...

2020-05-08 (first published: )

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TIL: Get-DbaLastBackup

(This post comes from one of our Junior DBAs – @SQLDork) I’ve been learning dbatools over the past week or so, you can read the previous blog posts here...

2020-05-06

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