Kevin3NF

Kevin Hill is a career SQL Server DBA living in Dallas, TX. His specialities include HA/DR, Best Practice configuration, Performance tuning and teaching new and accidental DBAs
  • Interests: Cycling, family, sci-fi, DBA stuff

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SQL Server Registered Servers

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2022-11-09 (first published: )

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SQL Server Best Practices

As a CIO or CTO, one of your primary responsibilities is to ensure that your organization’s data is managed effectively and efficiently. To do this, you need to have...

2022-09-14

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SQL Server Migration and Upgrade

(This post written by Jon Biggs (t), one of our Senior DBAs) We are currently performing migrations with upgrade of multiple-instance SQL Servers to new servers. The migrations are...

2022-03-22

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Group By Starting Characters

I was chatting with Jeff (b|t) on my team yesterday and the context escapes me but I had this thought: “Can you Group By the beginning characters, or a...

2021-10-29 (first published: )

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Do Full Backups Break Log Shipping?

TLDR: Nope. Keep on doing your full backups. Make sure that any databases you Log Ship are NOT also doing log backups in your SQL Maintenance Plans, Ola Jobs,...

2021-10-22 (first published: )

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How old are those stats?

SQL Server maintains a variety of stats about all sort of performance items. Index usage (or missing indexes) Query performance Corrupt pages Disk IO performance Way more than I...

2021-10-11 (first published: )

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Table Partitioning - remove null range

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Question of the Day

Read Only Replica in SQL Server Standard

Our environment runs using SQL Server Standard. We are implementing Availability groups. Our database has been experiencing high read volumes, so I want to let the application read the Synchronized Secondary replica, as I read that HADR does this. Can we implement this?

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