|December 2016||#85 – Backup and Recovery||Rollup||Backups are one of the most common things DBAs discuss, and they are at once one of the simplest and most complicated parts of our whole job. So let’s hear it for backup and recovery!|
|November 2016||#84 – Growing New Speakers||Roundup||For T-SQL Tuesday, I am giving differing topics if you are currently a Speaker or have never have spoken.If you are a presenter, help new speakers. If you have never spoken, start thinking about your first presentation.|
|October 2016||#83 – We’re Still Dealing with the Same Old Problems||Roundup||I offer two fill-in-the-blank topics:
|September 2016||#82 – To the Cloud… And Beyond!||When Adam asked me if I wanted to host another T-SQL Tuesday, I immediately knew a topic I wanted to talk about: The cloud, and (if you want to) specifically about Azure SQL database.|
|August 2016||#81 – Sharpen Something ()||Roundup||This month I am asking you to not only write a post but to do a little homework – first. In other words, plan to do something, carry out that plan, and then write about the experience.|
|July 2016||#80 – My Birthday||Roundup||Treat yourself to a birthday gift and come up with a present for yourself SQL related – no limitations.|
|June 2016||#79 – It’s 2016||Roundup||SQL Server 2016 went RTM this week and so naturally, we’re going to write about it.|
|May 2016||#78 – Learn Something New||I’m challenging you to learn something new and blog about it!|
|April 2016||#77 – Favorite SQL Server Feature||Roundup||The topic is: What is My Favorite SQL Server Feature.This can be anything from Reporting Services as a report creating tool, down to the Columnstore Indexes. Anything goes!
I selected this topic precisely to illustrate the breadth and depth of what SQL Server has evolved into over the last decade+.
|March 2016||#76 – Text Searching/Processing||Wrap-up||If you’re using SQL Server Full-Text Search, I’d love to hear from you. But I’d also love to hear from anyone using any other kind of text searching or processing methods.|
|February 2016||#75 – Power BI||roundup – 11 responses||Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to create and publish your very own Power BI report!|
|January 2016||#74 – Be the Change||roundup – 11 responses||How do you track changing data? How do you do your ETL? How do you clean or scrub your data? Anything related to changing data.|
Come on down! You’re the next contestant on T-SQL Tuesday! I’m your host Kenneth Fisher and this month I’d thought we might talk about security.
No. Wait. Sorry, that was last time. This time I want to hear about backup and recovery.
Backups are one of the most common things DBAs discuss, and they are at once one of the simplest and most complicated parts of our whole job. So let’s hear it for backup and recovery!
Need some suggestions for your post? How about:
- Backups to Azure storage
- Backing up an Azure SQL DB
- Filegroup backups and/or piecemeal restores
- Page restores
- How do you back up an SSAS cube?
- The importance of log backups
- Backup internals
- Recovery strategies
- Any other backup related subjects you can think of (BI, SSRS, Sharepoint, certificates & keys, etc)
And you know what? I’d love it if someone (or a few someones) would do a post on simple, basic backups and/or recovery.
At beginning of the year Tim Ford (b/t) created the Entry Level Content Challenge. Basically saying that entry level information is just as important as advanced content, and I agree 100%. Personally I think this would be a great subject for some #EntryLevel content. It’s certainly important stuff.