Speaker – David Stokes (view bio)
Abstract – Tools to Manage and Administer SQL Server (When you don’t have any $$$$)
SQL Server includes some pretty powerful and useful features for DBAs. In this session we will look briefly at some of those tools from Microsoft. However, the primary focus will be on those tools, reports and scripts that have been generously developed and donated to the SQL Server community…FOR FREE. Take heart the next time your manager says “that’s not in the budget”. We will briefly look at some of the functionality of these “freebies, some well know and others that are hidden gems.