SQL Server papers every DBA should read

27 August,2013 by Jack Vamvas

Whenever I find a new SQL Server paper to read , I download , store in a folder and make time to study in-depth.  There is endless amounts of SQL Server and database server management information – the key is to read everything, but keeping up to date on hardware and software development is a time-consuming task.

 Occasionally I discover information which is valuable. It tends to be written  well and explains concepts and processes in a succinct style.  These 3 papers satisfy the criteria. I’ve read them all in-depth and they are worth the effort

Download and enjoy reading them

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2  - Important information for tuning Windows 2008 R2. Invaluable for understanding and communicating server administrators

Diagnosing and Resolving latch Contention on SQL Server -   Focused on high concurrency applications and the SQLCAT methodology for resolving page latching issues

SQL Server 2012 Upgrade Technical Guide -  if you can only read one guide on upgrading to SQL Server 2012 – read this guide. The  breadth and level of detail is top-class , covering almost every aspect required for a DBA to consider. Even if you're not doing an upgrade , it's worth the knowledge you'll access

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The future of the SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert

Top 10 DBA Tips to develop your competitive edge

DBA Ignorance , complacency and arrogance experiment

Author: Jack Vamvas (http://www.sqlserver-dba.com)


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