Rebecca Mitchell

Senior SQL Server DBA

Rebecca Mitchell is a Senior SQL Server DBA at XTIVIA. She has 20+ years of experience in IT, mainly working with SQL Server administration. A member of PASS, she routinely works with multiple versions of SQL Server and Integration/Reporting Services. She has experience with various industries including aerospace, local government, and more. Outside of work, Rebecca enjoys writing, reading science fiction, and listening to a variety of music ranging from opera to heavy metal.

SQL Query Plan Karaoke

Because even DBAs need a little holiday humor, and we all know how SQL query plans can go.

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SQL Server 2019: Top 5 New and Exciting Features

With the release of SQL Server 2019 comes many new and exciting features, we can’t wait to share the ones that made our top five list! Overall there were vast improvements in the database engine, security, database recovery, and several other areas. TempDB... read more

What’s New in SQL Server 2017

You may have heard a lot of talk about some new features and enhancements coming with SQL Server 2017 and for good reason. From database administrators to developers and report writers, there’s something new and exciting for just about everyone. While the... read more