Sivakumar Mahalingam

Sivakumar
Mahalingam

Sivakumar Mahalingam is a DBA for one of the leading multichannel apparel retailers in the United States. In addition to managing SQL Server databases, he manages Oracle, Teradata, and DB2 databases.

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Checking Backup Status on Multiple SQL Server Systems 14
Use this method to generate a simple backup status report that you can use to ensure all your SQL Server systems are backed up when they’re suppose to be.

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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 8: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #1 1

Learn about why the option of dynamically detecting whether or not to run a SQL Server Job at execution time is quite a bit more problematic than you might think....More
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