Hi Guys, I am basically engineering graduate with specialized in Information technology. I directly joined as SQL Server DBA,I am using the following books to perform my work SQL Server 2000 DBA Survival Guide. SQL Server 2000 Pocket Consultant. Since i am only DBA in my company and can't get the help from any Experinced DBA also Even the best read DBA in the world is not really prepared to face the real world without some experience. Actually i want to master in the SQL Server DBA field like you guys,Apart from studying the books what are the steps i need to do to? I want all your suggestions to grow as a Best DBA.