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Archives: June 2010

SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM CU2 released.

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM Cumulative Update 2. It became available for download today, and you can request it here. It includes 18 fixes, (mostly for SSAS and SSRS)

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1 comments, 262 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 23 June 2010

SQL Server DBA – Interview Questions

Has anyone got any good Senior DBA interview questions ?

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6 comments, 1,055 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 21 June 2010

SQL Server MasterClass Event Review

I often begrudge a 5am start to travel anywhere, let alone to SQL events but this was a trip definitely worth making.

 SQL Server MasterClass presented by Kimberly L. Tripp (Click here for Blog)  & Paul S. Randal (Click here for Blog) – MasterClass was a… Read more

1 comments, 226 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 19 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 24

Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Wednesday 16th June… Read more

0 comments, 169 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 16 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Features – Day 23

Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Tuesday 15th June… Read more

0 comments, 153 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 15 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 22

 Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Monday 14th… Read more

2 comments, 182 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 14 June 2010

Hello World Cup !

As the World Cup dawns on us – I was just wondering how many nationalities this site attracts ??

Do we have representatives from every World Cup country ??

By the way, I’m Welsh so this excludes me !

If you’re into football enjoy the tournament – if you’re not… Read more

2 comments, 174 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 11 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 21

 Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Friday 11th… Read more

0 comments, 193 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 11 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 20

Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Thursday June… Read more

0 comments, 174 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 10 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 19

Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

Wednesday 9th June… Read more

0 comments, 230 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 9 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 18

Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Tuesday June 8th… Read more

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Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 8 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 17

 Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Monday 7th June… Read more

0 comments, 277 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 7 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 16

 Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Friday 4th June… Read more

0 comments, 277 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 4 June 2010

SQL 2008 r2 version comparison

Comparison between Enterprise and Standard Versions of SQL 2008 R2

I’ve found myself recently trying to justify the need for Enterprise edition over Standard, with financial contraints being what they are at the moment.

Below is some basic information:-

Enterprise supports database snapshots, indexed views, enhanced read-ahead and scan,  online… Read more

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Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 3 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 new Feature – Day 15

 Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Thursday 3rd June… Read more

0 comments, 201 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 3 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 14

 Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and report back to me, we’ll then discuss how these new features can benefit us all.

 Wednesday 2nd June… Read more

0 comments, 143 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 2 June 2010

Daily SQL Server 2008 New Feature – Day 13

Hi guys,  apologies for the delay with Day 13 – I’ve been sunning myself in the Canaries !

Every day for the next couple of weeks, I aim to highlight one of SQL Server 2008’s new features, simply for awareness. You can then go away and research the area and… Read more

2 comments, 165 reads

Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 1 June 2010