by Paul Jensen
IN THIS CHAPTER
What Needs to Be Maintained
The Database Maintenance Plan Wizard
Setting Up Your Own Maintenance Tasks
The Database Console Commands (DBCC)
Using SQLMAINT.EXE for Database Maintenance
Database administration doesn't stop after the database is created. On the contrary, ongoing maintenance tasks must be performed to maintain data integrity and keep the database performing smoothly. This chapter looks at some of the tasks related to database maintenance, and the tools?in particular the Database Maintenance Wizard?that will help you perform your maintenance chores.