Monica Rathbun

Monica lives in Virginia and is a Microsoft MVP for Data Platform. She has over 15 years of experience working with a wide variety of database platforms with a focus on SQL Server. She is a frequent speaker at IT industry conferences on topics including performance tuning and configuration management. She is the Leader of the Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group and a Mid-Atlantic PASS Regional Mentor. She is passionate about SQL Server and the SQL Server community, doing anything she can to give back. Monica can always be found on Twitter (@sqlespresso) handing out helpful tips.

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Data Saturdays Logo Contest

Lots of exciting things are happening with Data Saturdays and we want you, the #SQLFamily, involved. Last week, Rob Sewell (B|T) announced the new automation and setup process for...

2021-03-23

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Are ABORT_AFTER_WAIT's victims logged?

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Backup with Checksum Show No Issues, While DBCC CHECKDB Reports Errors

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I took a backup with the CHECKSUM option, which was successful and showed no...

Realities of Predictive Analysis

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Linked Server Product Name?

By Brandie Tarvin

Just came across something weird. Was wondering if anyone else has ever seen this....

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Question of the Day

Creating Statistics on XML

I have a table in SQL Server 2022 that is an XML data type. I have an index on this column and want to create statistics using CREATE STATISTICS for some of the data in the column. What should I do?

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