Lina Weiss

Senior DBA

Lina has worked with various versions of SQL Server since 1997. As a Senior DBA she handles all aspects of database administration for our clients.

Fixing High VLFs (Virtual Log Files)

A colleague of mine recently published a blog post explaining Virtual Log Files (VLFs) and why it is important not to have too few or too many VLFs. As a follow-up, this article discusses how to reduce VLFs when they have gotten too far out of control. The process is... read more

Deadlocking – A Common But Frustrating Issue

Deadlocking is a common issue in SQL Server that can have a direct negative impact on your users. What is deadlocking and how can it be resolved? All relational database management systems provide some kind of locking by design. There are times you want a table to be... read more

SQL DBA Certification

People choose to get certified for a variety of reasons. Many IT Professionals get certified to update their skills and give their resume the automatic boost that comes with certification. Other technology users may choose to get certified to become more well-rounded... read more