Oops… A Lot Of Trees… Jobs to Update

Yesterday I posted about having an alert in place to know when SQL Agent jobs don’t have operators setup.  I’ve found this alert to be extremely useful, but often when its been shared it just leads to junk e-mail. The reason for this is when the alert is added to 5, 10, or 50 servers … Continue reading Oops… A Lot Of Trees… Jobs to Update

But It Wasn’t My Job To Do The Backups!?

It’s happened a few times, I go out to assist with recovery from some sort of failure and the question of database backups results in an uncomfortable pause.  One group thought the other group was taking the backups and the other group didn’t know that the backups needed to be taken.  And neither group previously … Continue reading But It Wasn’t My Job To Do The Backups!?

Does A Job Really Fail If Nobody Knows About It?

Have you ever gone out and made a new SQL Agent job and forget to assign notification settings for it? God, I hope I’m not the only one because that would mean I suck. This is a common issue that exists in most environments that I’ve worked in. So I must not suck. Quite often … Continue reading Does A Job Really Fail If Nobody Knows About It?