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Are you looking for straightforward help with database management?  Are you faced with a deluge of database related tasks and you need to figure out what to tackle first and how to do some of the things you think should happen? Do you have out of control queries that run way too long? Maybe you have inherited an environment and you need help evaluating the landscape so you can lay a good foundation.  Perhaps you have one or more SQL Servers that need an upgrade but you’re not sure how to tackle that project.

If that describes you, then this site is the place for you. My name is Lee Markum and I can help you figure out all those scenarios.  I have been working with SQL Server since 2009. I have inherited environments that were in disarray because no one was caring for them.  I have participated in and led application upgrades that were tied to database back end SQL Servers.  I have made SQL Server performance more predictable, more highly available, and easier to manage. Like the Borg on Star Trek, I brought order from chaos, and I can show you how to do the same.

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Introduction To PowerShell for the DBA Part 1

Automating Tasks With PowerShell What we’re really talking about in this series is automation, specifically by using PowerShell. Now, in simple terms, automation is about removing the human, manual element in doing tasks. This will produce time savings for you as a DBA in the long run and provide better consistency in your environment than …