Database Administration http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9172/more en The SQL Server 833, What Is It? http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/sql-server-833-what-it <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a story that I'd like to share, about the infamous SQL Server 833. As you may know, an event 833 (or error 833, as it’s sometimes called) is a signal from the SQL Server that it’s waiting for records that it’s requested. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/sql-server-833-what-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/sql-server-833-what-it#comments Database Performance Tuning disk farm error 833 event 833 optimizing disk operations SAN Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 19771 at http://sqlmag.com Application High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server, Part 1 http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/application-high-availability-and-disaster-recovery-sql-server-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Check out this overview of the high availability/disaster recovery solutions for Microsoft SQL Server, including a discussion of the pros and cons of each.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/application-high-availability-and-disaster-recovery-sql-server-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-high-availability/application-high-availability-and-disaster-recovery-sql-server-part-1#comments Database Backup and Recovery Database High Availability Database Virtualization Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 19731 at http://sqlmag.com Monitoring SQL http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/monitoring-sql <div class="field-byline"> monitoring tool, extended events, </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many companies are not using their SQL Server monitoring tools effectively, and this causes them to respond after the fact instead of being proactive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/monitoring-sql" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/monitoring-sql#comments Database Performance Tuning monitoring tools Performance Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:33:00 +0000 19671 at http://sqlmag.com DBA in the Cloud—Threat or Opportunity? http://sqlmag.com/cloud/dba-cloud-threat-or-opportunity <div class="field-deck"> Time to refresh your skills and adjust to the new era of the cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cloud is here to stay, and it brings with it a lot of new opportunities for the SQL Server DBA, just like it does for many other roles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/cloud/dba-cloud-threat-or-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/cloud/dba-cloud-threat-or-opportunity#comments Cloud Database Administration AlwaysOn Azure cloud DBA development DBA production DBA Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:39:00 +0000 19651 at http://sqlmag.com Behind the Scenes with SQL Server Included Columns and Covering Indexes http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/behind-scenes-sql-server-included-columns-and-covering-indexes <div class="node-body article-body">Learn what happens behind the scenes between a SQL Server query run against a table with a Covering Index and one with the same index structure, but without the Included Columns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/behind-scenes-sql-server-included-columns-and-covering-indexes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/behind-scenes-sql-server-included-columns-and-covering-indexes#comments Database Development Database Performance Tuning but without the Included Columns. 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If you need to consider scalability implications every time you roll out new code, the agile process breaks down.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/improve-devops-efficiencies-building-agile-data-tier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scale Arc Database Administration Resources Sponsored Database Management ScaleArc White Paper Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:12:00 +0000 19561 at http://sqlmag.com MySQL Scalability: Top 5 Tricks to Make Your Databases Fly http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/mysql-scalability-top-5-tricks-make-your-databases-fly <div class="field-deck"> ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read now for a quick set of things you can do to significantly scale your MySQL database without requiring a ton of time or resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/mysql-scalability-top-5-tricks-make-your-databases-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scale Arc Database Administration Resources Sponsored Database Management ScaleArc White Paper Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:12:00 +0000 19551 at http://sqlmag.com The Top 5 Challenges in Upgrading to SQL Server 2012/2014 – And How to Overcome Them http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/top-5-challenges-upgrading-sql-server-20122014-and-how-overcome-them <div class="field-deck"> ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2012/2014 allow applications to scale out as never before on SQL Server, thanks to synchronous replication technology in AlwaysOn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/top-5-challenges-upgrading-sql-server-20122014-and-how-overcome-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scale Arc Database Administration Resources Sponsored Database Management ScaleArc White Paper Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:12:00 +0000 19541 at http://sqlmag.com Top 5 Ways to Scale SQL with No New Hardware http://sqlmag.com/scale-arc/top-5-ways-scale-sql-no-new-hardware <div class="field-deck"> ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scaling database-driven applications has been a significant challenge. 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