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January 2014 – Monthly SQL Server Checklist

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It’s the first Monday of 2014.  Time for a new year and some resolutions to be a better DBA.  Unlike a gym resolution, though, it’s time to make sure that you this resolution doesn’t fall by the wayside.  While SQL Server environments can run fine for days, weeks, and months without issues, that doesn’t mean […]

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October 2013 – Monthly SQL Server Checklist

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It’s not the first Monday of October, instead it’s the second Tuesday (oops, had Wednesday in here originally).  As we are all busy from time to time, last week’s post managed to slip my mind.  I was wrapped up with preparing for a birthday and Parallel Data Warehouse training. Many of you, though, are probably […]

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September 2013 – Monthly SQL Server Checklist

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It’s the first Monday of September and it’s time to check up on your SQL Servers.  In truth, it’s the second Monday, but for my peers here in the United States, it’s the first Monday workday of the month.  The end result, though, is this reminder post is coming a week later than usual for […]

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August 2013 – Monthly SQL Server Checklist

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I can’t believe it’s already August.  I had planned to get to the lake more this year, spend more time on the deck, and countless other things that have already slipped by this summer.  It’s an easy trap to fall into.  Just make a deal with yourself that, I’ll go to the lake next weekend, […]

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July 2013 – Monthly SQL Server Checklist

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First Monday of the month and time to update the monthly SQL Server checklist.  Monthly SQL Server checklist, you ask?  Oh yes, if you aren’t in the habit, you and your co-workers should really be doing this. Checking your SQL Server environment is about making sure that things that can go wrong, don’t go wrong. […]