Welcome to the DBA Training Plan.

8 years ago, Brent launched an email series with a 6-Month DBA Training Plan. he sent one email per week, bringing people up to speed on the most important topics that nobody taught ’em along the way. It’s hard to believe it’s been 8 years! This month, he's revisiting the emails, updating their content, and publishing ’em as blog posts too to make ’em easier to find. Buckle up: here come 24 straight blog posts to take you from zero to…well, at least a hero who’s smart enough to wear the underpants on the inside.

Making the switch to SQL Monitor

Managed IT Services provider Claranet turned to Redgate after having issues with their old monitoring solution and haven’t looked back since. With SQL Monitor named most popular third-party monitoring tool in this years State of SQL Server Monitoring report, see how it helps Claranet deliver more with less.

Blogs

VSCode Tips–Remove the Highlighted Line

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VSCode was making me crazy as I was writing a script. I like a...

Use T-SQL, not the GUI

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There’s a very good reason to do most of your DBA work using T-SQL,...

Cloud Computing: Myths, Mysteries, Vampires & Vultures - a free seminar to help you learn more about "the cloud".

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To be honest you probably think that migrating to the cloud sounds great, and...

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SQL Tamagotchi! Mini-Servers as Database Pets

By Phil Factor

Comments posted to this topic are about the item SQL Tamagotchi! Mini-Servers as Database...

SQL 2014 (or any other versions) Standard - ~Embedded Licensing~

By Warren Peace

Anyone have any insights on how this licensing works and what the "Use Rights"...

SSIS - Adding Columns to existing table and load data

By sunshine

I am working in SSIS (Sql server version 2012) , I have a requirement...

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