I'm a JR DBA on a big company. I was hired 6 months ago, and I'm learning things really fast (I'm the only DBA here).
The old DBA left servers and SQL Server instances for me, to take care of it.
It's a really awesome structure (cluster and etc).
But, he was using scripts and a lot of programming to make backups, cleanup tasks, and all other DBA tasks. Everything is good. I am fixing some things here and there but everything is really good.
I'm learning SQL Server all by myself, and I was reading about
It's a good pick to use it? If I was hired on a new company, it's a good pick to use maintenance plan ( for me, looks like too "simple", don't want to look a bad DBA).
(For complement, he uses a script to put database names on a table, and then he uses scripts to seek that table and use it on jobs. I can do this with a simple maintenance plan. But he was a Senior DBA. he told me that he likes it, and it's not a problem to use maintenance plan. I just want some opinions)