[From SQL Server Magazine
Keeping SQL Server databases running smoothly is an ongoing task for DBAs, particularly in the area of database maintenance. Database performance can slow over time, caused by everything from limited server system memory or storage to performance-throttling server load driven by an increasing number of users.
Rick Pleczko, President and CEO at Idera, explains in an email interview that database maintenance is a vital task that DBAs need to pay attention to.
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