An Introduction to Very Large Databases

Big data’s ancestor is the Very Large DataBase (VLDB) and we’ve been doing VLDBs in SQL Server for years. Making the jump from managing 10-100GB databases to the terabyte level can be intimidating, but in this video shares lessons he learned along the way so you don’t have to get burned. It covers the basics of why backups, restores, DBCCs, and query tuning are so different for VLDBs.

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