"Are you responsible for keeping your organization's database systems up and running? Are you the one they call in the middle of the night if the database server is down? If so, the SQL Server 2000 Operations Guide is for you.
To manage SQL Server in a day-to-day environment, an operations team needs to perform a wide variety of procedures, including server monitoring, backup, verification of scheduled events, capacity planning, and developer and end user support. This guide includes instructions for the procedures along with steps for dealing with unresolved issues in a timely manner."