In this article, we will discuss a number of questions that you may be asked while being interviewed for a SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) position. These questions will concentrate on the SQL Server connectivity concept, components, configurations, and troubleshooting.Read more »
In this article, we will talk about SQL interview questions and answers that can be asked in the second-round technical stage. These interview questions are based on real-life experiences. Therefore, it can be a very useful source when preparing for the second round of SQL technical interviews.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss a number of questions that you may be asked when applying to a senior SQL Server database administrator position.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss a number of questions that you may be asked when applying to a junior SQL Server database administrator (DBA) position.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss several scenario-related interview questions that you may be asked when applying to an Azure Administrator position.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss a number of interview questions that cover the SQL Server Replication concept, components, types, and troubleshooting scenarios.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss a number of interview questions that you could be asked about the SQL Server Always On Availability Groups feature when attending an interview for the SQL Server database administrator role.
In this article, we will discuss some important SQL Server Transaction Log interview questions that you may be asked during a SQL Server administrator or developer technical job interview.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss a number of common and important SQL Server Audit questions that you may be asked during the SQL Server database administrator interview. I advise you to check them out and get ready for the interview.Read more »
In this article, we will discuss a few very common questions that you may be asked during a SQL Server administrator or developer technical job interview.Read more »
So far, we’ve discussed a lot about database backup-and-restore process. The backup database command is an online database copy of the SQL Server database and restore database command gives an option to test the consistency and integrity of the backup file.
As we all know, the backup database command bound with many database options. Indeed, it facilitates the execution of specific backup database command that meets the business requirement.Read more »
Q1: In the data science terminology, how do you call the data that you analyze?
In data science, you analyze datasets. Datasets consists of cases, which are the entities you analyze. Cases are described by their variables, which represent the attributes of the entities. The first important question you need to answer when you start a data science project is what exactly is your case. Is this a person, a family, an order? Then you collect all of the knowledge about each case you can get and store this information in the variables.Read more »
In this article, we’ll see the how the backup-and-restore meta-data tables store the information in the MSDB database. Also, discuss several T-SQL statements to derive most useful information with reference to data purge, database growth, backup report, restore history and more.Read more »
So far, we’ve discussed a lot about database backup commands. In this article, we’ll discuss more on database restore or database recovery processes. When you initiate a restore process, it undergoes a series of internal stages to restore or recover the data to the specific point of time.Read more »
In this article, we’ll walk through, some of the refined list of SQL Server backup-and-restore, (or recovery) interview Q&A. Also, it includes the high-level overview and links of the “stairway to backup-and-restore series” articles for detailed information. As you read through the lists of Q&A, you’ll learn most of the features and concepts of Backup-and-Restore operations.Read more »
Q1: What is the difference between a Heap table and a Clustered table? How can we identify if the table is a heap table?
A Heap table is a table in which, the data rows are not stored in any particular order within each data page. In addition, there is no particular order to control the data page sequence, that is not linked in a linked list. This is due to the fact that the heap table contains no clustered index.Read more »
Enjoy your interview preparation and good luck with your next interview!
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Without a doubt, few technologies in SQL Server cause as much confusion and the spread of misinformation than indexes. This article looks at some of the most asked questions and a few that should be asked but often are not. We’ll be using SQL Server 2016 for the examples and a free tool, for SQL Server query execution plan analysis, ApexSQL Plan, to explore the effects of indexes on a typical business problem: A table of customers.Read more »