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SQL Barbarian

After working in the mortgage industry for 7 years, I transitioned into Business Intelligence and began learning SQL and .NET. My goal is to integrate my business knowledge into my development to intelligently analyze and find solutions to problems. Blogging offers me an option to share what I've learned as well as receive feedback on better practices and solutions.

Archives: May 2015

Enabling Instant File Initialization

Found a couple good walkthroughs on enabling instant file initialization. However, I’m becoming more familar with the nuances of various setups and found it confusing in trying to map the correct user/group to enable this option. In my case, I had the SQL Service running under NT SERVICE/MSSSQLSERVER and as… Read more

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Posted in SQL Barbarian on 22 May 2015

Upgrade from SQL 2014 Evaluation to Developer Edition

Couldn't find documentation showing that upgrade from SQL 2014 evaluation version was possible to developer edition. I just successfully converted an evaluation version to developer edition.

  1. Obtain the key for the developer edition (in my case I had to download the .ISO from MSDN downloads, and go through the installation…

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Posted in SQL Barbarian on 4 May 2015

Upgrade from SQL 2014 Evaluation to Developer Edition

Couldn’t find documentation showing that upgrade from SQL 2014 evaluation version was possible to developer edition. I just successfully converted an evaluation version to developer edition. 1. Obtain the key for the developer edition (in my case I had to download the .ISO from MSDN downloads, and go through the… Read more

0 comments, 461 reads

Posted in SQL Barbarian on 4 May 2015