When To Use And When NOT To Use A Scale-Out File Server

June 13, 2012 // 6 Comments

The new transparent failover, scalable, and continuously available active-active file server cluster, better known as Scale-Out File Server (SOFS) sounds really cool.  Big, cheap disk, that can be bundled into a file server cluster that has higher uptime than everything that came before.  It sure [...]

SQL Server 2012 RTM

March 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

I read yesterday that SQL Server 2012 had RTMd.  It’s not on MSDN yet.  The online launch event is later today at 16:00 GMT.  There’s lots more information about this new release on TechNet.  There’s a lot of new features, way too many for me to cover here, but the best [...]

SQL & Dynamic Memory Whitepaper by Microsoft

August 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has published a whitepaper on how to best configure Dynamic Memory with SQL Server.   There are some Formula 1 levels of tuning in this document. Technorati Tags: SQL,Hyper-V,Windows Server 2008 R2,Virtualisation Please follow and like [...]

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

July 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

I hate SQL Service Packs.  Yeah, you heard me!  They just add so much more time to the installation time.  Yeah, you can “slipstream” them, but only a few people ever do it. Good news everybody!  SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 is launched.  Some new features are listed on that [...]
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