Tuesday, July 16, 2013

"How to Develop Your DBA Career" Free eBook (and posters and whitepapers and more [oh my])

Brent Ozar - Grab a Free eBook – How to Develop Your DBA Career

You’ve been trying to get the right DBA job for a long time, but you just can’t seem to figure out how to land it.

You’ve landed a DBA gig, but you’re looking for ways to learn more and make the most of the opportunity.

You’ve got a decent job, but you just wish it was… better.

We want to help. We’ve created a new, free ebook where we share some of our best writing on:

  • Why it’s so hard to find a Junior DBA job
  • How to get your foot into the door of database administration
  • How to handle DBA job interviews
  • How to get training on the job
  • What to do when you’ve lost that lovin’ feeling with your DBA job
  • How to get promoted

It’s all packaged up in a portable, easy to read format.

Brent Ozar - SQL Posters, eBooks, & Whitepapers

How to Develop Your DBA Career
Free eBook

We’ve collected some of our best writing on how to get a DBA job, grow your skills, and slay zombies get promoted.

Bandwidth Reference Poster
by Kendra Little

How big IS that pipe? Read more about this poster here.

Isolation Levels in SQL Server Poster
by Kendra Little

Isolation levels can be a snore, and it’s hard to remember all the details. This poster solves your problem the old fashioned way: cartoons.

Dates and Times in SQL Server Poster
by Kendra Little

Dates and times are more complicated than you think! This poster helps you measure the types by weight (not volume) and remember helpful functions. Read more here.

SQL Server Table Partitioning Poster
by Kendra Little

There’s a lot of moving parts involved in table partitioning. Kendra’s poster shows you how the components of table partitioning work together.


  • Factors of Cloud Success
  • Sizing Up Solid State Storage for SQL Server
  • SQL Server AlwaysOn- The Uneasy Button
  • SQL Server Critical Care- A Sample Case

A number of great SQL Server resources from Brent Ozar/Kendra Little.

Here's some snaps from the ebook;


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