LogParser is a free data application that anyone working with SQL Server should know about, come along and see how you could use it.
I'll explain how to manage a large environment of 400+ instances in such a way that it's also useful if you have only 5 instances. Expect 50% processes and war stories and 50% demos and scripts (lots of PowerShell of course, but not everything)
Well, I'm a DBA and one of my duties is to check that all SQL Server stuff are in the right place. It's a routine job, but, probably, the most important duty as DBA because it can help me to predict many important problems.
Tools and utilities are very useful for any data platform deployment, management, and administration. This session demonstrates native tools and techniques along with world class third party tools from IDERA that can make your long days shorter and m