You might have heard about data warehouses, analysis cubes, Power BI (Business Intelligence) visuals, and other reporting but are not exactly sure what they are and if your company needs them. Let's explore each component that makes up your valuable business data.
Using ID for Primary Key Column Name is check Id # 7 in my SQL Server Assess open source project on GitHub. The project contains a stored procedure named sp_Develop that can be used by database developers, software developers and for performing database code (smell) assessments.
Since environments are constantly changing with newly added databases, new reports, changing permissions, etc, regular SQL Server health checks and security audits are a must.
How much data loss can you tolerate when disaster strikes? How much time can you operate without your database systems being online? Answering these questions and validating that you can achieve your recovery goals is key to your business functioning at the highest level regardless of what happens.
Have you ever considered engaging a seasoned part-time DBA? DBAs with the added bonus of consulting experience have broad and deep exposure across many companies, toolsets, and systems allowing them to bring more immediate value to your specific situations.
A company that houses data to run their business needs a skilled DBA to setup, backup, and secure databases. But, do you need a full-time DBA?
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