Kevin Kline is the director of technology for SQL Server Solutions at Quest Software and a founding board member of the international PASS. He is the author of SQL in a Nutshell, 3rd edition (O’Reilly).
You might remember my Best of the Blogspost back in February of this year. The blog post provided a link to all of the SQL Server MVP blogs that I was aware of at the time and, through the comments, many more were added. I'm fairly sure that you can find almost any good SQL Server MVP on that roll.
Recently, I've been working with a consulting client to help them tame CPU usage. Typically, they're clocking over 20,000 queries and operations per second on their e-commerce SQL Server, but ran into an issue where CPU started spiking up above 90 percent for sustained periods of time....More
What should most database administrators be doing on a regular basis? Here's a comprehensive list from Michael K. Campbell of many of the things DBAs typically do on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis....More