Database Administration http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9172/more en AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-ags-sqlserver-jobs-part15-setting-linked-servers <div class="node-body blog-body">Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-ags-sqlserver-jobs-part15-setting-linked-servers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-ags-sqlserver-jobs-part15-setting-linked-servers#comments Database Security Database Administration AlwaysOn Availability Groups AlwaysOn Availability Groups jobs synchronization jobs synchronization Kerberos kerberos Linked Servers Linked Servers Practical SQL Server Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:06:00 +0000 21781 at http://sqlmag.com Add SQL Server Job Failure Notifications with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/add-sql-server-job-failure-notifications-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to add SQL Server job failure notifications with PowerShell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/add-sql-server-job-failure-notifications-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/add-sql-server-job-failure-notifications-powershell#comments PowerShell Database Mail SQL Mail sql server agent Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:50:00 +0000 21751 at http://sqlmag.com Can Container Virtualization Unlock the Promise of Stacked SQL Server Instances? http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/can-container-virtualization-unlock-promise-stacked-sql-server-instances <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of technical and operational challenges, the stacking of SQL Server instances is something we should be driving toward in order to achieve the significant economic benefits of stacking instances. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/can-container-virtualization-unlock-promise-stacked-sql-server-instances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/can-container-virtualization-unlock-promise-stacked-sql-server-instances#comments Database High Availability Database Virtualization Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:16:00 +0000 21741 at http://sqlmag.com Building an Automated Database Deployment Pipeline http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/building-automated-database-deployment-pipeline <div class="field-byline"> Grant Fritchey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The entire process of building an automated database deployment pipeline has to be focused around eliminating or mitigating the natural friction that occurs between development and operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/building-automated-database-deployment-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/building-automated-database-deployment-pipeline#comments Database Administration automated database deployment continuous delivery developers Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 21701 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 14: Establishing Synchronization Checks http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-14-establishing-synchronization-checks <div class="node-body blog-body">When compared to AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances or clustered deployments of SQL Server, one of the main problems with AlwaysOn AGs is that a single database is made to straddle multiple hosts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-14-establishing-synchronization-checks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-availability-groups-and-sql-server-jobs-part-14-establishing-synchronization-checks#comments Database High Availability Database Performance Tuning connection connection jobs jobs Scripting scripting sql server agent sql server agent synchronization synchronization Practical SQL Server Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:34:00 +0000 21711 at http://sqlmag.com Enhancing SQL Agent Notifications http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/enhancing-sql-agent-notifications <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Agent has certain limitations but they can usually be overcome given a bit of simple ingenuity. Join Tim as he shows you how to get SQL Agent to speak to a wider audience when needed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/enhancing-sql-agent-notifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/enhancing-sql-agent-notifications#comments Database Performance Tuning agent notification SQL SQL Server Administration Tips tips Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:22:00 +0000 21661 at http://sqlmag.com Actifio 6.1 Delivers Advanced Integration with SQL Server and Hyper-V Environments http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/actifio-61-delivers-advanced-integration-sql-server-and-hyper-v-environments <div class="field-deck"> Automated workflow for DBAs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At PASS Summit 2014, Actifio, a copy data virtualization company, announced new platform features for enterprise users of SQL Server and Hyper-V environments. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/actifio-61-delivers-advanced-integration-sql-server-and-hyper-v-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/actifio-61-delivers-advanced-integration-sql-server-and-hyper-v-environments#comments Database Virtualization Database Administration data virtualization Hyper-V Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:45:00 +0000 21651 at http://sqlmag.com Stack Instances to Unlock Millions in "Hidden" SQL Server License Value http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/stack-instances-unlock-millions-hidden-sql-server-license-value <div class="node-body article-body">I talk to SQL Server users most days and the question I'm asked most often is always some variation of "How can I get more out of SQL Server for less money?" I tell users the secret to significantly reducing the cost of deploying SQL Server is simple: Stack instances.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/stack-instances-unlock-millions-hidden-sql-server-license-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/stack-instances-unlock-millions-hidden-sql-server-license-value#comments Database Administration costs license Software Assurance sa SQL Server instances Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:45:00 +0000 21641 at http://sqlmag.com AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 13: Creating and Populating a Batch Job State Table http://sqlmag.com/blog/creating-and-populating-batch-job-stat <div class="node-body blog-body">Get a detailed look at some simple mechanisms that can be used to track the state of SQL Server Agent Jobs being used as Batch Jobs against SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group Databases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/creating-and-populating-batch-job-stat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/creating-and-populating-batch-job-stat#comments Database High Availability Database Administration SQL Server Agent Job Synchronization SQL Server Agent Job Synchronization SQL Server Agent Jobs. AlwaysOn Availabilitly Groups SQL Server Agent Jobs. AlwaysOn Availabilitly Groups Practical SQL Server Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:00:00 +0000 21581 at http://sqlmag.com Important Soft Skills for the Entry-Level Data Professional http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/important-soft-skills-entry-level-data-professional <div class="node-body article-body">When hiring for an entry-level data professional role, you don't have the same technical benchmarks to measure prospective candidates against compared to when you're looking to fill higher-level technical roles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/important-soft-skills-entry-level-data-professional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/important-soft-skills-entry-level-data-professional#comments Database Administration Mon, 03 Nov 2014 05:00:00 +0000 21531 at http://sqlmag.com