SQL Server Agent: The life preserver for the drowning DBA

Speaker(s)Lance Tidwell 

Duration: 60 minutes

Track: Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment

Automation is a key part to becoming a great DBA.  Without automation a DBA can start to drown in a sea of repeating tasks.  The SQL Server Agent can serve as the much-needed life preserver to pull your head above the water.  In this session you will learn at how to setup the SQL Agent as well as creating jobs and alerts within the agent to help you automate daily, monthly, yearly tasks.  In addition we will look into how to monitor the jobs and alerts created.  Lastly we will talk about some common pitfalls to watch out for when dealing with the SQL Server Agent.


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