SQL Server Database Administration for the Non-DBA


If you are a developer or systems admin, have just been handed a SQL Server database, and have no idea what to do with it, this session has some answers for you. The session covers a variety of topics, including backup and restore, recovery models, database maintenance, compression, data corruption, database compatibility levels, and indexing.

Although this session doesn’t teach you everything you need to know, it gives you some insights into the SQL Server database engine–and the ability to know what you’re looking for.

Joe D’Antoni

Joseph D’Antoni is a Principal Consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting, and Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over 20 years of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is a frequent speaker at major tech events like Microsoft Ignite, PASS Summit and Enterprise Data World. He blogs about all topics technology at joeydantoni.com. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. He lives in Malvern, PA and holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA from North Carolina State University, and is the co-author of the Microsoft book “Introducing SQL Server 2016”

Joseph D’Antoni is an Principal Consultant and Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over 20 years of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He has worked with SQL Server and Oracle since version 7 of each database and has specific expertise in performance tuning, infrastructure, and disaster recovery.