How to Avoid a Database Heart Attack

In a recent conversation with SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline, he stated that if he could do a 'transaction rollback' and advise his earlier self of one thing, it would be that there is no such thing as an IT problem. There are only business problems, solved with IT solutions.

This highlights just how important it is for DBAs, developers, engineers, architects and otherwise to break outside their department and observe, understand and embrace the business within which they work.

With that in mind, we partned with Ayman El-Ghazali (MCSE, MCSA, MCT, MCITP, MCTS)  -  a SQL DBA and BI developer working for the American College of Cardiology  -  to provide specific details on how observing open heart surgery helped him better appreciate how his role in the data center helps save people's lives.

By downloading this quick seven page, SQL Server specialists and IT professionals in general will gain superior insight into:

  • The importance of team dynamics
  • Best practices for monitoring and disaster recovery
  • The value of surpassing the call of duty

So give it a download using the form to the left. We assure you ... it'll be good for your heart.