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
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.
In this piece, Josh follows up on his earlier article about smoothing DBA/Developer interactions, this time from the side of the developers.
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So you want to be a DBA, but don't know where to start learning what you need to know? R. Barry Young brings you a sixty second guide for how to get moving.
SQL Server Essentials Part 1: A look at the key responsibility of a DBA and why it is so vital.