My Personal Blog Roll

One of the biggest challenges when I was a new DBA was knowing who I could trust in the endless Google results to my queries. With time, referrals, and experience, I’ve developed (and continue to develop) my own personal blog roll.  I’m sharing it here today.  Please feel free to submit yours!  I love new material.

Anything related to….look for posts by….

  • AlwaysOn – David Klee, Allan Hirt, Brent Ozar
  • Architecture – Kimberly Tripp
  • CHECK* – Paul Randal
  • Corruption – Paul Randal or Steve Stedman (who has a great series of corruption challenges for you to cut your teeth on)
  • Distributed Replay Utility – Jonathan Kehayias, Boris Hristov (note that Boris has been out of the DBA world for quite some time, but his presentations and blogs are still a great resource)
  • Extended Events – Jonathan Kehayias or Erin Stellato
  • Hardware – Glenn Berry
  • Indexing – Kimberly Tripp or Kendra Little
  • Internals  – Paul Randal is your person here, or Jonathan Kehayias
  • Query Tuning – Paul White, Brent Ozar, Kendra Little, Grant Fritchey, Kimberly Tripp
  • Security – Denny Cherry
  • SQL Server and the SAN – Allan Hirt, Bob Pusateri, Brent Ozar, David Klee
  • Statistics – Kimberly Tripp or Kendra Little
  • Replication – Hilary Cotter
  • Troubleshooting – Brent Ozar, Jonathan Kehayias
  • Waits – Paul Randal
  • Partitioned Views – Kathi Kellenberger
  • Columnstore – Niko Neugenbauer

General Expert Blog Roll

These guys have made great contributions to the SQL Server community, and their posts are terrific resources.  As you go on, you’ll undoubtedly find others!

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