Erik Darling dusts off his favorite archival-quality bloggers and books.
How many times have you had a programmer come to you and say they want you (the DBA) to restore their database to sometime prior to when they accidentally corrupted it? If you are doing FULL transaction logging you can do a point in time recovery to restore the database to just prior to when the corruption occurred. But in order to do that you need to know exactly when the programmer corrupted the data, which in a lot of cases is not known down to the second.
Brent shows what Perfmon counter to watch after your SQL Server restarts.
In the final article of this series, Robert Sheldon shows how to move from a relational structure to a graph structure using the Graph Database feature.
This article will give you insight to understand how you can schedule a powershell script you have written using SQL Server Agent.
Exploring briefly the difference between using Amazon Machine Images running SQL Server and using SQL Server instances on Amazon's Relational Database Service.