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Kendra Little of SQLWorkbooks.com answers burning questions from SQL Server Database Administrators and talks about her experiences as a DBA, consultant, and trainer.
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Aug 25, 2016

What are the best tools to collect and baseline wait statistics? Should you write your own?

Aug 18, 2016

A C# developer wants to be a DBA, but is having a hard time landing a job. Should they take a pay cut and go for a Junior level job? Or could there be another path?

 

Aug 11, 2016

You'd love to have a job tuning SQL Servers, but you don't have an environment to practice in. Here's how to teach yourself performance tuning and prepare yourself to land and succeed in job interviews.

Aug 4, 2016

You need to change an INT column to a BIGINT in a large table. Learn why this schema change can make your transaction log explode, and how to avoid it.

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