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Archives: April 2011

Do You Enable “Optimize for Ad Hoc Workloads”?

Most of the time when I run a poll on my blog, I run it for at least a month so that I can get enough results in order for the data to be more or less representative of the SQL Server community. What has been odd about this poll,… Read more

10 comments, 1,250 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 25 April 2011

SQLBits Attendance Breaks Previous Records

How many people can you identify in the above photo from the closing party at SQLBits? Can you find Ola Hallengren, Mladen Prajdic, Jonathan Allen (FatherJack), Ross Mistry, James Rowland-Jones, Andre Kamman, among others?

SQLBits 8 (Beside the Seaside) was held this past weekend (April 7-9, 2011) at the Grand… Read more

2 comments, 682 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 11 April 2011

SQLServerCentral.com Track at Orlando SQL Server Connections

This past week, about 1,200 developers, IT professionals, and DBAs spent three days attending DevConnections at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Conference Center in Orlando, FL. While the above photo depicts a perfect Florida spring day, most of the time the weather was terrible with storms and rain. It really… Read more

0 comments, 408 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 1 April 2011

SQL in the City: Free SQL Server Events in London and Los Angeles

Red Gate Software has announced two free, full-day SQL Server events, called “SQL in the City”. Both events will provide 6 hours of SQL Server training, with a focus on how Red Gate tools can be used help make SQL Server DBAs and Developers more productive.

The London event is… Read more

0 comments, 318 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 1 April 2011

April Question: Which high availability option(s) do you employ for SQL Server instances, and why did you choose them?

As DBAs, we are responsible for the protection of our organization’s data, and we have many different options to protect it. So for this month’s question, “Which high availability option(s) do you employ for your SQL Server instances, and why did you choose them?”, share with us which ones you… Read more

0 comments, 351 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 1 April 2011