Losing your instance might result in the need to get information from what you have. Steve Jones looks at a way to get the proper version and patch, and database list, from what limited resources you might have.
It's not the first task when I start a new job, but often as a DBA or developer, I usually ask about Disaster Recovery (DR) plans sometime within the first six months. If I'm a DBA, of course I need a plan. If I'm a developer, however, I still need to understand how this might […]
Estate management keeps getting more complex, especially with the move to the cloud, or to multiple clouds. Today Steve talks about the need to ensure you know what the settings are in your environments.