A Toolbox Every DBA Should Have

As a DBA it is important to have a toolbox that supports the work you do.  You need to have a toolbox that allows you to work smarter instead of harder.  DBA’s who have a well-stocked toolbox will be able to respond to support and maintenance request quickly, efficiently and accurately.   One set of tools you should consider putting in your toolbox is the tool kit named “DBATools”.  

DBATools is a free set of open source PowerShell Module that can be downloaded from here:

DBATools Tool List

Gregory Larsen
Gregory Larsen
Gregory A. Larsen is a DBA at Washington State Department of Health (DOH). Greg is responsible for maintaining SQL Server and other database management software. Greg works with customers and developers to design and implement database changes, and solve database/application related problems. Greg builds homegrown solutions to simplify and streamline common database management tasks, such as capacity management.

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