Expert Scripting and Automation for SQL Server DBAs

Author: Peter A. Carter
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484219430
Format: PDF, ePub
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Automate your workload and manage more databases and instances with greater ease and efficiency by combining metadata-driven automation with powerful tools like PowerShell and SQL Server Agent. Automate your new instance-builds and use monitoring to drive ongoing automation, with the help of an inventory database and a management data warehouse. The market has seen a trend towards there being a much smaller ratio of DBAs to SQL Server instances. Automation is the key to responding to this challenge and continuing to run a reliable database platform service. Expert Scripting and Automation for SQL Server DBAs guides you through the process of automating the maintenance of your SQL Server enterprise. Expert Scripting and Automation for SQL Server DBAs shows how to automate the SQL Server build processes, monitor multiple instances from a single location, and automate routine maintenance tasks throughout your environment. You will also learn how to create automated responses to common or time consuming break/fix scenarios. The book helps you become faster and better at what you do for a living, and thus more valuable in the job market. Extensive coverage of automation using PowerShell and T-SQL Detailed discussion and examples on metadata-driven automation Comprehensive coverage of automated responses to break/fix scenarios What You Will Learn Automate the SQL Server build process Create intelligent, metadata-drive routines Automate common maintenance tasks Create automated responses to common break/fix scenarios Monitor multiple instance from a central location Utilize T-SQL and PowerShell for administrative purposes Who This Book Is For Expert Scripting and Automation for SQL Server DBAs is a book for SQL Server database administrators responsible for managing increasingly large numbers of databases across their business enterprise. The book is also useful for any database administrator looking to ease their workload through automation. The book addresses the needs of these audiences by showing how to get more done through less effort by implementing an intelligent, automated-processes service model using tools such as T-SQL, PowerShell, Server Agent, and the Management Data Warehouse.

Administrator s Guide to SQL Server 2005

Author: Buck Woody
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0132704617
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Complete, Practical, 100% Useful Guide for Every SQL Server 2005 DBA! This book has one goal: to help database administrators and their managers run SQL Server 2005 with maximum efficiency, reliability, and performance. Renowned SQL Server expert Buck Woody covers every facet of database administration, from installation and configuration through maintaining enterprise-class business intelligence environments. If you’re a new SQL Server administrator, Buck will help you master core tasks rapidly–and avoid costly mistakes that only show up when it’s too late. If you’re familiar with previous versions of SQL Server, he’ll get you up-to-speed fast on everything new that matters, from high availability improvements and Integration Services to the SQL Server Management Studio. Whatever your background, you’ll find best practices, real-world scenarios, and easy-to-use automation scripts–all grounded in Buck’s unsurpassed SQL Server knowledge.

Real World SQL Server Administration with Perl

Author: Dave Shea
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430208090
Format: PDF, ePub
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"SQL Server Administration with Perl" consists of a series of scenarios covering a wide range of SQL Server administrative topics. These are real-world scenarios that you hear DBAs discussing on the SQL Server forums and newsgroups-scenarios that DBAs run into in their day-to-day development or production environments. Readers will walk away from this book with two things: a DBA toolkit with well over 150 Perl scripts and problem-solving techniques they can apply to create even more tools for attacking other SQL Server administrative problems.

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database Administrator s Guidebook

Author: Carl H. Speshock
Publisher: Prentice Hall Ptr
ISBN: 9780130614308
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The complete guide to Microsoft SQL Server administration for every DBA--and everyone who manages DBAs. How to deploy and manage robust, secure, highly available SQL Server environments. Includes detailed coverage of migration from Oracle and Sybase.

SQL Server Backup and Recovery

Author: Frank McBath
Publisher: Prentice Hall Ptr
ISBN: 9780130622983
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume describes SQL Server 7, 2000 and XP backup and recovery tools and procedures. It uses sample code and sample scripts to describe the features of the most popular third party tools in the area, and examples and screen shots using XP.

Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Administration

Author: Adam Jorgensen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118282183
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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An essential how-to guide for experienced DBAs on the most significant product release since 2005! Microsoft SQL Server 2012 will have major changes throughout the SQL Server and will impact how DBAs administer the database. With this book, a team of well-known SQL Server experts introduces the many new features of the most recent version of SQL Server and deciphers how these changes will affect the methods that administrators have been using for years. Loaded with unique tips, tricks, and workarounds for handling the most difficult SQL Server admin issues, this how-to guide deciphers topics such as performance tuning, backup and recovery, scaling and replication, clustering, and security. Serves as a must-have how-to guide on the new features of the 2012 release of Microsoft SQL Server Walks you through ways to manage and monitor SQL Server and automate administration Guides you through SQL Azure for cloud computing, data replication, and data warehouse performance improvements Addresses client-connectivity enhancements, new features that ensure high availability of mission-critical applications, and tighter integration with Excel and SharePoint for data analysis and reporting Highlights major changes to the suite of SQL Server BI tools, including integration, reporting, and analysis services Includes real-world case examples and best practices from Microsoft insiders If you're a database administrator eager to get started with the newest version of SQL Server, then this book is essential reading.

Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs

Author: Darl Kuhn
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430215755
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is an example–based book on managing Oracle Database in a Linux environment. Covering commonly used distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux, the book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of Linux documentation. The book is task–oriented: Look up the task to perform. See the solution. Read up on the details. Get the job done. Takes you directly from problem to solution Covers the “right” mix of Linux user and administration tasks for database administrators Respects your time by being succinct and to–the–point What you’ll learn Execute Linux commands applicable to Oracle Database administration. Write shell scripts to automate critical DBA tasks. Monitor, tune, and optimize a Linux server to run Oracle Database. Perform Linux system administration tasks relevant to Oracle Database. Implement Oracle real application clusters on Linux. Implement Oracle automatic storage management on Linux. Remotely (and securely!) manage Oracle on Linux. Who this book is for Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is a book for Oracle database administrators who want to expertly operate Oracle databases on the Linux operating system. If you’re new to Linux, or are migrating from a Unix platform, or just want detailed solutions for tasks that Oracle DBAs perform on Linux servers, this book is for you.

Real World SQL and PL SQL Advice from the Experts

Author: Arup Nanda
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259640981
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Master the Underutilized Advanced Features of SQL and PL/SQL This hands-on guide from Oracle Press shows how to fully exploit lesser known but extremely useful SQL and PL/SQL features―and how to effectively use both languages together. Written by a team of Oracle ACE Directors, Real-World SQL and PL/SQL: Advice from the Experts features best practices, detailed examples, and insider tips that clearly demonstrate how to write, troubleshoot, and implement code for a wide variety of practical applications. The book thoroughly explains underutilized SQL and PL/SQL functions and lays out essential development strategies. Data modeling, advanced analytics, database security, secure coding, and administration are covered in complete detail. Learn how to: • Apply advanced SQL and PL/SQL tools and techniques • Understand SQL and PL/SQL functionality and determine when to use which language • Develop accurate data models and implement business logic • Run PL/SQL in SQL and integrate complex datasets • Handle PL/SQL instrumenting and profiling • Use Oracle Advanced Analytics and Oracle R Enterprise • Build and execute predictive queries • Secure your data using encryption, hashing, redaction, and masking • Defend against SQL injection and other code-based attacks • Work with Oracle Virtual Private Database Code examples in the book are available for download at www.MHProfessional.com. TAG: For a complete list of Oracle Press titles, visit www.OraclePressBooks.com

SQL Server 2000

Author: Jeffrey R. Shapiro
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
ISBN: 9780072125887
Format: PDF, Docs
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Master the revolutionary new release of Microsoft's high-performance, scalable database management system. This complete reference explains installation, configuration, administration, replication, security, backup, and recovery. You'll also learn to exploit all the advanced features of SQL Server 2000, including the Enterprise Manager, TSQL, data warehousing, and OLAP services.