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IT Transparency

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How can IT get along better with the rest of the business? Often a SQL Server DBA isn't in charge, but you can influence others and make everything work smoother with a little effort. Andy Warren gives you some tips and tricks that have worked well in the past.

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2008-01-29

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The DBA Routine

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What's the routine of a normal DBA job? Too many people work alone and don't get feedback or comments on what they should be doing from other DBAs. Andy Warren has jotted some notes down on what you should make sure is a part of your job.

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2007-11-29

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Brad McGehee On Being a Better DBA!

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Brad McGehee discusses the career path of a professional database administrator. Often the DBA role is thrust upon an IT professional or developer without much in the way of specific training. Growing into the role is largely a self-motivated exercise. Brad talks about the habits that successful DBAs have, focused on on-going education and working to protect their organizations data.

2007-11-15

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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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