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DBA in training: Security

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Securing data is not always easy to do, but it should be the top responsibility for database administrators. From protecting the physical servers to preventing copies of backups files from getting into the wrong hands, there is a lot to consider. In this article, Pamela Mooney covers what DBAs need to think about when securing their organisation’s data.

2020-11-19

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The Top Five Things That DBAs Need to Monitor

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Being a database administrator is much more than knowing how to install SQL Server and set up a database. One of the most important responsibilities is being proactive by monitoring the instances in their care. But, what should be monitored? Here are the top five things to monitor when you are a SQL Server DBA

2018-08-09

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How to Survive as a Lone DBA

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Database administrators have enormous responsibility whether they manage one or hundreds of servers. Monica Rathbun tells us how she survived as the Lone DBA for 56 database servers for over a decade. While many DBAs work on teams instead of alone, she has great advice for all.

2018-02-27

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A New Audit

I have a brand new D: drive on my system that is formatted, but contains no files or folders. What happens when I execute this code?

CREATE SERVER AUDIT audit2 TO FILE ( FILEPATH ='D:\audit' );
GO

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