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Don't Get Left Behind

Production DBAs may be a dying breed. At least according to some sources. While we're not sure that we agree with that, there is definitely a trend that should have you working on your career. The day of the DBA that only manages the operational data store is waning. Today's DBAs need to be flexible and have a number of other skills. Brian Knight looks at a few of the skills that you might to add to your arsenal to be prepared for the future of SQL Server.

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Quest Central For SQL Server (Freeware)

Quest Central® for SQL Server is an integrated database management solution designed to enable administrators to manage complex database environments and simplify everyday tasks. Quest Central for SQL Server provides DBAs with a set of tools to achieve higher levels of availability and reliability, leverage and extend native SQL Server administration capabilities, and adds multi-server and change management capabilities to make database management easier.

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Creating a system stored procedure isn't hard. You're always cautioned from making changes to the system, depending on the system for a particular functionality, etc., and you should be cautious. However adding system stored procedures to your servers can be beneficial and make your administration much more convenient. Read on the see how easy this can be to do.

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SQL Server on Linux Restrictions

Which of these features are not available on SQL Server on Linux? (choose 2)

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