Carlos Robles

Carlos Robles is Microsoft Data Platform MVP also a very experienced multi platform DBA (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, SQL Azure) with over 10 years of experience in the database field.

He has worked in database support as a primary consultant and DBA manager for large national and international companies in the healthcare, finance and insurance, retail, food and energy industries.

International speaker, author, blogger, mentor, Guatemala SQL User group leader. If you don’t find him talking about geek stuff with his friends on twitter, it is very likely that he will be having a great time with his wife and daughter in the beautiful outdoors of Colorado.
  • Tagline: Just another witchcraft and wizardry site and DBA tips,
  • Interests: SQL Server, Linux, Databases
  • Blog: http://dbamastery.com

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Import flat files to SQL Server on Linux using Azure Data Studio

Have you ever wonder how to import flat files to SQL Server on Linux? In this article, I will share my experience loading data to a Linux SQL Server instance using the new Azure Data Studio data import extension from macOS.

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The Basics - Level 1 of the Stairway to Query Store

Introduction Instead of going straight into the topic of the Query Store, I would like to start this Stairway Series by mentioning a few performance tuning scenarios that are very common to production DBAs. I think most of us have been in one of these situations at some time: An application experiencing slowness after a […]

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Managing SQL Server containers using Docker SDK for Python - Part 2

There are multiple ways to interact with the Docker daemon, as command line client API or GUI based tools like Kitematic. Docker also provides a SDK for Go and Python,  this SDK can be used to create and manage Docker containers the same way it works with the Docker engine API.

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2019-09-16 (first published: )

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Question of the Day

Sensitivity Ranks

I want to use the ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION DDL to mark some columns in my SQL Server 2022 database as PII. Can I use this code?

ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION TO dbo.sales.price,
    dbo.sales.discount
WITH (
    LABEL = 'Highly Confidential',
    INFORMATION_TYPE = 'Financial',
    RANK = 'INTERNAL ONLY'
);

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