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It's this simple: machine learning won't fix stupid. This new wave of monitoring tools will help reduce sys admin headaches but what we really want is for our tools to reduce the amount of time we spend being reactive....

Many DBAs liken their roles to being a mechanic, and with everything under the hood of SQL Server these days I think an F1 mechanic is an apt comparison....

Nobody likes surprises when it comes to upgrading or migrating SQL Server instances. Trace flags get set and forgotten. I'm hoping that this post will help people to remember....