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Today’s post is a guest article from a friend of Dallas DBAs, writer, and fantastic DBA Jules Behrens (B|L) One common performance issue that is not well known that...

2020-11-24

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Renaming SQL Server Databases

Video walkthrough of renaming or “flipping” databases to minimize down time during a refresh.  Most commonly when moving a copy from prod to dev. My Pluralsight courses for new...

2020-10-12

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SQL Server Express Size Limit

My Pluralsight course for new SQL Server DBAs   (Needs to upgrade to a bigger bowl) Common scenario: Company is using SQL Server Express to save on licensing costs...

2020-07-02

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TIL: Dismount-DbaDatabase and Mount-DbaDatabase

We have a double feature for today’s dbatools blog post, as these two commands go hand-in-hand. Todays commands: Dismount-DbaDatabase and Mount-DbaDatabase Detach-DbaDatabase and Attach-DbaDatabase can be used as aliases....

2020-07-01 (first published: )

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TIL: Get-DbaErrorLog

Ed: SQLDork is a Junior DBA on the team here, learning the DBATools in addition to normal DBA stuff™ Today’s dbatools command is Get-DbaErrorLog, which is very similar to...

2020-05-29

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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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