Arindam Sen

Arindam
Sen

Arindam Sen is a senior SQL Server DBA with American Power Conversion in West Kingston, Rhode Island. He has worked with SQL Server implementation for 5 years and is an MCDBA, an MCSE, an MCSA, an MCAD, and a Siebel 2000 and 7.0 Certified Consultant. He received an honorable mention in SQL Server Magazine's 2003 Innovator Awards.

Articles
Monitoring the World
Learn how Innovator Awards grand-prize winner Arindam Sen created a monitoring, alerting, and reporting system that increased systems availability, boosted revenue, satisfied end-users and Sarbanes-Oxley auditors, and polished SQL Server's image.

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Mar 17, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 21: Assigning Backup Preferences

An option when creating new AlwaysOn Availability Groups is to specify Backup Preferences. It’s also something you can easily configure once the Availability Group has been set up as well – by simply right-clicking on the Availability Group and selecting Properties – then navigating into the Backup Preferences tab.  ...More
Mar 14, 2015
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For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record 5

The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More
Mar 12, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation

On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
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