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
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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: 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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IRL #7: Test Restores and CheckDB

My Pluralsight course for new SQL Server DBAs Problem: My client asked me for a way to automate test restores and CheckDB either ad hoc or on a schedule,...

2020-04-29 (first published: )

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TIL: Restore-DbaDatabase

(This post comes from one of our Junior DBAs – @SQLDork) If you haven’t read it already, i recently wrote a blogpost where i go over Backup-DbaDatabase, you can...

2020-04-29

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A New Word: Proluctance

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proluctance – n. the paradoxical urge to avoid doing something you’ve been looking forward...

Know Thy Platform

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IT and data professionals, I implore you – know thy platform. All of it....

Adding Git LFS Support – #SQLNewBlogger

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I got this message recently while committing some changes: This post shows my work...

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Troubleshooting sql issue where multiple sessions are involved

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Hi All, We have an application that spawns multiple spid's, runs multiple multiple batches...

Best Practice for full backup and transaction log truncation

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I am new to SQL Server DB. Could someone please let me know what...

when peers maintain a job rdp'd in they corrupt the job

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Hi, one of my peers prefers to maintain one specific sql agent job after...

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Question of the Day

Filestream on Linux

I want to implement a Filestream table on SQL Server 2022 running on Linux. Can I do this?

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