In this blog post, I continue my series of SQL Server Health Checklists that I am developing for a new book I am writing. The focus of this checklist is database maintenance. Database maintenance includes a defined set of proactive tasks that a DBA needs to perform on a periodic basis to help ensure that […]
In this post, I continue my checklist series that will eventually become a new book. The focus of this checklist is SQL Server security, a very important topic that is often neglected because many DBAs are spending most of their time striving just to keep their SQL Server instances up and running.
It’s been awhile since I have worked on my checklist series of blog posts that will eventually be turned into a book. This time around the checklist focuses on the kinds of things you might want to monitor on your SQL Server instance to ensure that they are working as you expect. Unlike some of […]
This is number four in a series of checklists that I am putting together for a new book I am writing. Previously, I blogged about my SQL Server Hardware Checklist, my SQL Server Operating System Checklist, and my SQL Server Instance Checklist. The goal of the SQL Server Database Configuration Checklist is to help DBAs […]
This is my third in a series of checklists that I am putting together for a new book designed for DBAs to help audit their SQL Server instances. Previously I blogged about my SQL Server Hardware Checklist and my SQL Server Operating System Checklist. The goal of this checklist is to help DBAs document how […]
As a part of a new book project, I am putting together a series of checklists that DBAs can use to inventory and audit their servers. Previously, I blogged about my SQL Server Hardware Checklist, in this post, I am writing about my Operating System Checklist. The goal of the checklist is to help DBAs […]