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Dbas Don’t Worry Be Happy!

Nice article by Jeffrey Yao called ‘The 6 Rules to be a Happy SQL Server DBA

As Jeffrey states “…in this tip are some high-level rules about how to practice as a DBA… reducing the work fatigue/stress …”

Rule 1 – An alert not handled is an alert not needed
Rule 2 – A fail-safe way is the right way
Rule 3 – Code implementation without production monitoring
Rule 4 – A solution out of SQL Server could be a better solution
Rule 5 – 80/20 rule is a happy rule
Rule 6 – Working with those better than yourself Rule 7 – read the entire article for additional details!

You were whistling Don’t Worry Be Happy while you read this … right?

Happy Thanksgiving next week too!