Jeff Carrington

Jeff
Carrington

Jeff Carrington is a senior DBA with comScore, a market research company located in Reston, Virginia. He has been a DBA since 1986 and has worked with SQL Server since 1999.

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Introducing the SQL Server Consolidated Monitoring Tool 4
With the consolidated monitoring tool, you can access the live dashboard report for any SQL Server instance, collect and report on the latest performance data collected from one or more SQL Server instances, and report on historical performance data—all from one GUI.
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 5: Setting Up Failover Alerts

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