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Steven B. | Elance
 
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Steven B.

Senior SQL Server DBA and Performance Tuning
   United States
  |   South Windsor, CT
  |  5:41 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $77

Experienced SQL Server DBA with over 10 years of professionally supporting enterprise databases systems. I can leverage my enterprise experience and skills for your small business. I perform all aspects of a DBA, such as database backup/restore, security, disaster recovery solutions including log shipping, clustering, database mirroring, data modeling and performance tuning. I can offer hardware recommendations for hosting SQL Server. Strong import/export/ETL of data skills in various file formats. I have strong verbal and written...

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Portfolio

A customer was experiencing high CPU on their SQL Server. I successfully troubleshot...
Process will create delimited files from any table in SQL Server

Skills (10)

Tested
Microsoft SQL Server Administration
Microsoft SQL Server Programming
MS SQL Server 2000 Test
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MS SQL Server 2005 Test
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query tuning/optimization
backup/restore
Disaster recovery
SQL Server upgrades
SQL Server Integration Services
LogShipping
SQL Clustering
Data Modeling

Service Description

I am a database administrator and currently work on enterprise database systems. It is what I do for a living and have formal training and real world experience in this area. I can handle all aspects of managing your databases from ensuring they are properly backed up, to recovering them in the event of failure or disaster. I continuously tune queries and ensure the databases are running at optimal performance. I know about hardware; specifically hardware and servers best suited for databases. I know MS SQL Server and can consult and make recommendations as to how to properly install, configure and optimize your environment. In addition, it's imperative that your databases are properly secured against unwanted intruders or attacks. The job of a DBA is one of continuous improvement and staying on top of the technology, so I'm constantly staying informed with what's going on in the field. There is constant knowledge sharing in the DBA community.

ETL (extract, transform and load), or the transferring of data from one location or format to another is also a skill that I constantly use. I receive various requests of importing data from a "flat file" to SQL Server, or exporting SQL Server data to a "flat file" or XML file, or import data from another database server to SQL. My skills are keen in this area.

Another skill I have is stored procedure writing using SQL. Stored procedures are typically the best way to access the data. They are better for performance and...

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Employment

Private
Database Administrator
2004 - Present
SQL Server Database Administrator
Private
System Developer
2000 - 2004
COBOL and VB programmer.
United States Air Force
B52 Defensive Aerial Gunner/Air Traffic Controller
1987 - 2001

Education

Mississippi University for Women
B.S. Management Information Systems
- 1999

Keywords

SQL
Database Administrator
SQL Server
Performance Tuning
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