What we're about

With current restrictions due to COVID-19 we are holding online only meetings for the foreseeable future.

This is a SQL Server user group for anyone interested in SQL Server, data, Azure, Business Intelligence and Dev/Ops.

All skill levels are welcome. It's an informal atmosphere to meet like-minded people, find out what's happening in the industry and the data community, share knowledge, eat free pizza and drink beers.

Our code of conduct can be found here https://www.meetup.com/McrDataPlatform/pages/31198856/Code_of_Conduct/

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Life Hacks: dbatools edition

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17:45 Meet and Greet
18:00 -19:00 Life Hacks: DBA Tools editions Jess Pomfret - ONLINE ONLY

### Life Hacks: dbatools edition

dbatools is an open source PowerShell module with over 500 commands to assist you with managing your SQL Server estate. This session will walk through several life hacks that you can take back to work and quickly implement to make your life easier and impress your friends.

This session’s life hacks will include, among others:
- How to answer your boss’ question quickly
- Is my database in full recovery model?
- When was my last backup?
- Testing your environment for best practices
- Is max memory set appropriately?
- Is TempDb configured optimally?
- Exporting/backing up server configurations
- Do you have everything you need if your server dies?

Jess Pomfret
Jess Pomfret is a Data Platform Architect and a Microsoft MVP. She started working with SQL Server in 2011, and enjoys the problem-solving aspects of performance tuning and automating processes with PowerShell.

She also enjoys contributing to dbatools and dbachecks, two open source PowerShell modules that aid DBAs with automating the management of SQL Server instances. She has also contributed to the SqlServerDsc module, adding several new resources to use when configuring your SQL Servers.

She grew up in the South West of England and outside of her DBA life enjoys Crossfit, cycling and watching proper football.

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