Archives: December 2012
Full-text search is an interesting subsystem in SQL Server. It allows you to implement searches through a variety of text formats stored in SQL Server. This is a one of a series of posts that looks at different facets of full-text search.
What is a Stoplist?
A stoplist is a… Read more
Last year, I did a wrap up post of the year to see where I landed from where I wanted to be. At the end of that post, I came up with a number of goals for the year. Now’s the time to see how I did with those goals. Read more
Year 2012 was super special for me in many ways. Made lot of new friends, Attended SQLPASS Summit 2012 and had the privilege to meet and greet #SQLfamily members, New learnings, Multiple SQL2012 deployments, Lot of writing and Loads of fun !!!
All about resolutions -
One of the major… Read more
2012 was, simply stated, a year that kicked my butt. When I wasn’t struggling professionally, I was struggling personally. Health issues, culminating in a diagnosis of Type II diabetes, and the passing of my father soon after Thanksgiving marked my biggest struggles. I apologize to those of you who are… Read more
1. Internal Fragmentation
2. External Fragmentation
Internal Fragmentation:- In this fragmentation, there exists a space between the different records within a page. This is caused due to the…
Looking back at 2012 I feel like I’ve written less than I planned to, and in some ways done less than I had planned, yet it was a year of tremendous growth for me and not a lost year by any measure. Less travel has been good, if hard to… Read more
Last year I purchased two Kindle Fires for the family to use. The UI could be just a little bit/slow twitchy at times, but never so much to make you put the device down. Looking at the usage over a year it was mostly games mostly played by kids followed… Read more
Throughout the week, I like to tweet links to the things that I’ve been reading. Since they all come out through out the day, I figured that I’d share a list of those that were most popular last week.
Last week’s top 10 “Reading” Links
I’m not working too hard today, so this is just a short post to wish all my readers a very happy and prosperous New Year
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New Year begins,
Let us pray that it will be a year with new peace, new happiness and abundance of new friends. May the year brings the true example of Humanity.
Let us pray to get the courage to feel the difference of Right and Wrong.
Let us pray for… Read more
It is Monday today but its no ordinary Monday. Today is New Years Eve, its the end of December and its the last day of the year. This post is looking back at the top 4 popular posts on the blog for December 2012
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 400,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 7 years for that many people to see it. Your…
I just discovered a few posts calling out a bug in the vSphere 5.1 vCenter performance statistic rollup procedure for performance statistics. Any performance statistics greater than 30 days are lost. VMware does not currently have a resolution, but I am sure they are working on this.
I consider this… Read more