Category Archives: DBA

Zero to hero

I remembered from a while back at a SQLCape user group meeting someone recommended Qure Optimizer. I decided to download the trail version and give it go. As I like tools that make my life a bit easier so I can spend more time on R&D. Continue reading

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SQL 2012 –Distributed Replay

The Microsoft SQL Server Distributed Replay feature helps you assess the impact of future SQL Server upgrades. You can also use it to help assess the impact of hardware and operating system upgrades, and SQL Server tuning. Similar to SQL … Continue reading

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The Big Difference

In this post I want to clarify the difference between High Availability and Disaster Recovery from a DBA point of view. If you current DR plan looks like Dilbert’s best you read this post. Things we will cover: ·       What … Continue reading

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