Add-Equals operator

May 24, 2016 Andy 9

Shortcuts & tips from an Impatient DBA This series of short posts will demonstrate some lesser-known features, keyboard shortcuts, and other tips that make my day as a DBA more productive. None of these are groundbreaking super-secret features–they are the little things that I do … [Read More]

SSMS Template Replacement

May 19, 2016 Andy 1

Shortcuts & tips from an Impatient DBA This series of short posts will demonstrate some lesser-known features, keyboard shortcuts, and other tips that make my day as a DBA more productive. None of these are groundbreaking super-secret features–they are the little things that I do … [Read More]

T-SQL Tuesday #78– sys.dm_db_file_space_usage

May 10, 2016 Andy 4

It’s T-SQL Tuesday,  the blog party that SQL Server expert Adam Machanic (blog|twitter) started. This month’s episode is hosted by Wendy Pastrick (blog| twitter). The topic: Learn something new and blog about it SQL Server 2016 is coming out next month, and it’s chock full of new features that I … [Read More]

My 5th DBAnniversary

May 10, 2016 Andy 3

Five years ago today, I officially became a DBA: Good afternoon.  It is my pleasure to extend to you our offer of employment for the position of Database Administrator How I got there I got my first job at a software company in 2003. I had no degree, … [Read More]