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Video: Documentation – It Doesn’t Suck!

SQL Server, Videos
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Without documentation, you could probably do your taxes, build a new piece of “some assembly required” furniture, or manage a database instance – but you’d probably end up living in prison, living with broken furniture, or living in fear of your servers. Writing documentation might not seem as important or exciting as developing or tuning…
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Does Your SQL Server Need Critical Care®?

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Overwhelmed with problems on your SQL Servers? Maybe it’s time you stopped playing around with bandages and got some Critical Care®.  In this 30-minute video, we’ll introduce our Critical Care® process, explain what we look for, and show you how to explain it to your manager. Let’s make your SQL Server faster and more reliable…
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Bob Dylan Explains TempDB (Video)

Humor, TempDB, Videos
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How many files must a TempDB have before it’s allowed to be fast? How many table variables must a server walk down before it’s considered a table? The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind, and Bob Dylan will share it with you in this 25-minute video – hopefully you can understand him.
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SQL Server Installation Best Practices Video

SQL Server, Videos
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Wait! You only get one chance to do this right. Before you run setup.exe, there are some basic configuration steps that will make all the difference in performance and troubleshooting. Brent Ozar will explain his SQL Server Setup Checklist covering the page file, service accounts, memory settings, and hardware stress testing. We won’t cover scripted…
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