Smarter Administration for Windows

T14 Managing SQL Server for the Reluctant DBA

August 23rd, 2012

11:00am - 12:15pm

Don Jones


Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content


Stuck administering SQL Server because you're "the Microsoft person"? Need to maintain back-end databases for System Center, SharePoint, or third-party applications? Fear not! It's easy, even if you're a "reluctant DBA."

In this session, Don Jones concisely explains how SQL Server really works under the hood. He de-mystifies backups and maintenance, shows you how to tune performance, and even reveals what is and isn't safe to touch when it comes to third party application databases. You'll also learn about high availability options, and get the skinny on replication, and other key topics