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Webinar review of: Be Proactive: A Good DBA Goes Looking for Signs of Trouble with Eric Cobb. Cobb is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

This is a summary of some key points discussed in the webinar.

Routine Database Maintenance for backups and restore.

  • Be ready for a crisis by testing your process.
  • Ready for COVID = Corruption of very important databases.
  • Run checkdb, sql agent alerts, sql jobs.

Look for trouble

  • Slow Query performance tuning.
  • Indexes for the majority of queries.
  • SQL waits.
  • Be proactive.

SQL diagnostic manager was discussed as a tool to help automate many of the key points discussed in the webinar.

I give the Webinar: Be Proactive: A Good DBA Goes Looking for Signs of Trouble with Eric Cobb a thumbs up!

DBAs you are looking for trouble. Right?

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