DBA Kevlar

Tips, Tricks, (and maybe a few rants) to make more DBAs bulletproof!

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For over a year I’ve been researching cloud migration best practices.  Consistently there was one red flag that trips me that I’m

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I was in a COE, (Center of Excellence) meeting yesterday and someone asked me, “Kellyn, is your blog correct?  Are

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I recently switched to a Mac after decades use with PCs.  I loved my Surface Pro 4 and still do,

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I’m itching to dig more into the SQL Server 2016 optimizer enhancements, but I’m going to complete my comparison of

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I just uploaded my slides from Collaborate 2017 to Slideshare, but also, the findings missing from my slide deck I

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This post has a lot of the support code and data for my Oak Table Talk that I’ll be giving

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How many times have you had a developer come to you and say, “I just did a bad thing in

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Every year I make the trek to Vegas for the large Collaborate conference and 2017 is no different! It’s a

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Azure is the second most popular cloud platform to date, so it’s where Delphix naturally is going to support second

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“Enough already with the DHCP complaints!”  It’s Friday, so it means soon, we can stop worrying about such stuff and

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I ended up speaking at two events this last week.  Now if timezones and flights weren’t enough to confuse someone,

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Now that I’ve loaded a ton of transactions and did a bunch of work load on my source database with

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I love valuable metric data and I wanted to see what’s offered from different cloud providers.  Metrics are data and

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Swingbench is a one of the best choices for easy loads on a database.  I wanted to use it against

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Most people know I like to do things the hard way… 🙂 When it comes to learning things, there’s often no

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I had the opportunity to attend Delphix‘s Company Kick Off last week in San Francisco.  This was my first time

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There are a lot of people and companies starting to push the same old myth regarding the death of the

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No, this isn’t a title for a future Star Wars movie, but our own future, foreseen by me, (as well

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