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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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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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),...

2021-04-26 (first published: )

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