Mala Mahadevan

My name is Malathi, a.k.a Mala - I am a DBA turned BI/Data Science person, working with SQL Server since 6.5. I am also founder of the Louisville SQL Server user group, organizer of 8 SQL Saturdays, Regional mentor for northeast, and 14-year PASS conference attendee. In my spare time I love to garden, travel, read, paint, and do yoga.

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Yet another newsletter

I’ve been thinking about starting a newsletter for a while now. I want to focus on summaries and what stood out for me from among the many cool talks...

2023-08-30 (first published: )

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Finding guidance

We all need guidance as we make our way through our careers and our lives. Some people are blessed with the right folks who can offer that by way...

2023-03-24 (first published: )

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The Last DBCC Date

How can I easily get the last DBCC CheckDB date from T-SQL in SQL Server 2022?

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