Monthly Archives: January 2018

Know How to Recover SQL Server Database Without Backup

Microsoft SQL Server has widely used database management system for storing and retrieving data. It stores its files in MDF, NDF and LDF format. If SQL database lost due to disasters then backup acts as a silver lining. That is … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2017 DMVs and DMFs for DBAs

Dynamic management views (DMVs) and dynamic management functions (DMFs)¬†are system views and system functions that return metadata of the system state. On querying the related system objects, database administrators can understand the internals of SQL Server. It allows us to … Continue reading

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How to fix the database consistency and integrity issues using DBCC CHECKDB and Third Party Tool

Overview The database protection and recovery is a vital role of database administrators. While working on SQL Server, sometimes users get stuck in annoying situations when the database becomes inaccessible. After executing DBCC CHECKDB command to check the problem, the … Continue reading

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Python and SQL Server Administration

Some of my previous articles on Python provided insight of the basics and the usage of Python in SQL Server 2017. Why would a SQL Server DBA be interested in Python An overview of Python vs PowerShell for SQL Server … Continue reading

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