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About Vlad Drumea

Vlad Drumea SQL Server DBA VladDBA

Vlad Drumea is an accomplished SQL Server DBA and Data Platform MCSE with over 12 years of experience. Having gained most of his experience in large production environments.
His expertise lies in query performance optimization, database security, and automation.
Beyond being a SQL Server DBA, he’s passionate about information security and holds certifications such as OSCP (Offensive Security Certified Professional) and PNPT (Practical Network Penetration Tester).

Vlad actively contributes to the tech community through his own projects:

  • PSBlitz, a powerful PowerShell tool for SQL Server diagnostics.
  • SQL Server Scripts, a collection of T-SQL and PowerShell scripts used to speed up various SQL Server tasks.
  • sp_SQLPasswordAudit, a stored procedure that checks your logins’ passwords against known password lists to identify potentially high-powered logins with weak passwords.
  • And other, smaller, utilitarian scripts posted on his blog.

Besides his personal projects, Vlad is an occasional contributor to other well-known projects, such as Brent Ozar’s SQL Server First Responder Kit, and Microsoft’s official SQL Server documentation.

When not diving into SQL Server internals, you’ll find Vlad sharing insights on his blog, and engaging with fellow tech enthusiasts.

Vlad’s journey is marked by a relentless pursuit of knowledge, a commitment to excellence, and a genuine love for problem-solving.
His contributions extend beyond technical prowess; they reflect a deep-rooted curiosity and a desire to make a meaningful impact. Whether he’s dissecting execution plans or scripting neat PowerShell solutions, Vlad’s dedication resonates with those who share his passion for all things data.