Database Administration http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9172/more en Estimate When Long Running SQL Processes Will Finish http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/estimate-when-long-running-sql-processes-will-finish <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I don&rsquo;t know about you but I&rsquo;m a fan of tips and tricks that make my life easier. Here is a quick tip that has saved me numerous times when it&rsquo;s come to answering the question: &ldquo;when will that &lt;insert some specific process&gt; be done?&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/estimate-when-long-running-sql-processes-will-finish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/estimate-when-long-running-sql-processes-will-finish#comments Database Administration Backup completion DMV dm_exec_requests finish restore script SQL Server Tue, 02 May 2017 12:49:00 +0000 35071 at http://sqlmag.com Identifying and Solving Common SQL Server Performance Problems http://sqlmag.com/idera/sql-server-performance-problems <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: IDERA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">View On Demand</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/idera/sql-server-performance-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Idera Systems Management SQL Server Database Administration Mon, 01 May 2017 23:18:00 +0000 35111 at http://sqlmag.com Capacity Planning Done Right for SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/idera/capacity-planning-done-right <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: IDERA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT - Duration: 1 hour</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/idera/capacity-planning-done-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Idera Systems Management SQL Server Database Administration Mon, 01 May 2017 23:18:00 +0000 35151 at http://sqlmag.com Quickly Identify Database and File Sizing for Any SQL Server Instance http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/quickly-identify-database-and-file-sizing-any-sql-server-instance <div class="node-body article-body">I frequently find myself needing to see the sizing information for my SQL Server databases or their files. I also need to periodically check to ensure I've the right auto grow settings enabled to meet best practices when I engage with a new client. I've created a single script that does this and I want to share it with my readers.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/quickly-identify-database-and-file-sizing-any-sql-server-instance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/quickly-identify-database-and-file-sizing-any-sql-server-instance#comments Database Administration database size file size growth setting sizing SQL Server Stored procedure Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:41:00 +0000 34851 at http://sqlmag.com Introduction to the Availability Group Dynamic Management Objects in SQL Server 2016 http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/introduction-availability-group-dynamic-management-objects-sql-server-201 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Availability Groups &ndash; a hybrid of SQL Server Database Mirroring and Windows Failover Clustering &ndash; are becoming the de-facto standard for implementation of high availability solutions for Microsoft SQL Server. While the learning curve can be steep it&rsquo;s also a fairly short learning curve.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/introduction-availability-group-dynamic-management-objects-sql-server-201" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/introduction-availability-group-dynamic-management-objects-sql-server-201#comments Database High Availability 2016 Availability Groups DMF DMO DMV dynamic management objects dynamic management views ha/dr SQL Server Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:45:00 +0000 34721 at http://sqlmag.com PowerShell eBook http://sqlmag.com/idera/powershell-ebook <div class="node-body article-body">Download this e-book will dive deep into defining function parameters, creating new function and adding help to your functions. It will also cover conditions, which are what you need to make scripts clever, as well as creating your own functions.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/idera/powershell-ebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Idera Systems Management SQL Server Database Administration Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:18:00 +0000 34751 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Security Challenges and Best Practices http://sqlmag.com/idera/sql-server-security-challenges-and-best-practices <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: IDERA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">View On Demand Now</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/idera/sql-server-security-challenges-and-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Idera Systems Management SQL Server Database Administration Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:18:00 +0000 34781 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server in Simple Words http://sqlmag.com/idera/sql-server-simple-words <div class="node-body article-body">In this eBook, learn  tips and techniques that utilize some of the capabilities available with SSMS that can help you enhance your productivity.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/idera/sql-server-simple-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Idera Systems Management SQL Server Database Administration Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:18:00 +0000 34731 at http://sqlmag.com How To Deal With an Inherited SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/idera/how-deal-inherited-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body">In this whitepaper, SQL Savant Andy Warren walks you through a set of Week 1 Best Practices. It provides insight on how to prioritize the tasks necessary to navigate the new SQL database to ensure you provide maximum results with minimal negative impact to the organization.  </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/idera/how-deal-inherited-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Idera Systems Management SQL Server Database Administration Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:18:00 +0000 34741 at http://sqlmag.com Identifying Logins with Default Database Connectivity Issues in SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/database-security/identifying-logins-default-database-connectivity-issues-sql-server <div class="node-body article-body">You've a valid login and password. You've rights to the database you're trying to query. You've verified the sids (unique identifier for a SQL Server login and a database user) match. That's all that is needed to run a query on your database given you have no network issues between you and the database server right? Wrong. In this article Tim Ford looks at another way in which you or your customers may not be able to reach their data and provides a script for identifying those logins that may be involved.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/identifying-logins-default-database-connectivity-issues-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/identifying-logins-default-database-connectivity-issues-sql-server#comments Database Security can't connect default database login missing rights script security SQL Server user Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:56:00 +0000 34631 at http://sqlmag.com