Getting Started with SQL Azure - Very nice & short document about SQL Azure beginning process. This is the official document that is published from Microsoft, this document provides guidelines on how to sign up for SQL Azure, it has 23 pages and illustrated with examples and figures on how… Read more
Using the command prompt for stopping and starting services is a very nice possibility and very fast! We know that SQL Server services must never stop, especially the SQL Server core engine service. During the system maintenance sometimes we need to restart the processes and it can be done also… Read more
Microsoft, has published things that can be very useful, in this case for the SQL Server users. They announced the feature pack for SQL Server 2008 R2, where you can find a lot of stuff and big collection of stand-alone packages which provide additional value for SQL Server 2008 R2.… Read more
Two of the biggest events in the Technology World will be held at the same date!
PASS SUMMIT 2010 (8-11, November 2010 - Seattle WA, USA)
TechEd Europe (8-12, November 2010 - Berlin, Germany).
We know that in both conferences will have very nice sessions and very valuable, also the… Read more
On June 9, 2010 is held the annual event that in Prishtina is recognized as Microsoft TechUpdate. Presenters in this event were from Macedonia and Croatia and some local presenters. I wasn't there all the day, but I had little free time to meet with guest presenters, Tomislav Bronzin (Microsoft… Read more
Fixed Database Rols are: db_ddladmin, db_owner, db_accessadmin, db_securityadmin, db_backupoperator, db_datawriter, db_datareader, db_denydatawriter, db_denydatareader + one more that is dbm_monitor.
This is not a new Fixed Database Role, but you can use it when you establish the database mirroring on your SQL Server. It will be available in msdb sys… Read more
I have non-official info about the Microsoft event, and the only event, TechUpdate Prishtina, in Kosova. The event will be held on 09/06/2010 (dd/mm/yyyy), as always in Grand Hotel in Prishtina. I don't know the exact agenda, but I will publish it later.
The event will be all the day,… Read more
Yea, it's FREE, it's NoN-Stop, it's 24 hours of PASS! Many of the bloggers have wrote about 24 Hrs of PASS, so there it is once again as reminder...
Thomas LaRock (SQL Server MVP) (Blog | Twitter | LinkedIN), recently has published the new book DBA Survivor: Become a Rock Start DBA, and many of the readers of this book also publish their review and everyone can say that they learn something new or refresh something… Read more
SQL Server Azure database supports the T-SQL, but no at all! For the SQL Server Azure and T-SQL are available three list (Supported, Partially Supported & Unsupported - statements):
Supported T-SQL statements.
- ALTER (SCHEMA, VIEW, ROLE)
- CAST & CONVERT
- DROP (SCHEMA, ROLE, LOGIN, USER, VIEW, STATISTICS, etc)
- ORDER BY
SQL Server Azure, fully relational cloud database solution, is new possibility of the database administration and maintenance. I'm not going in deep to explain what about SQL Server Azure, the location where you can introduce and learn more is here & here.
In this post you will see the… Read more
Simple, but I think somebody will ask:
Can restore the SQL Server 2008 R2 database to SQL Server 2008 ?
Simple answer, No! You cannot restore your databases in SQL Server 2008 from SQL Server 2008 R2, (just simple test)!
MS Access have a nice possibility if you want to connect with SQL Server databases and manipulate with data in the same way as MS Access mdb files. The MS Access files that can connect to the SQL Server has the extension .adp (Access Data Project - file) and… Read more
SET clause in SQL Server uses in combination with other clauses to change the current behavior of the SQL Server in current sessions. Many of the default settings of the SQL Server that was setting up before, can be changed with SET command, like date format, or first day of… Read more
DBAs & Developers using everyday UPDATE statement, and everytime before update they want to see what to update, after this they want to see what has been updated.
The WinServer 2008 Core Edition was the server that you cannot install the SQL Server 2008. The Win Server 2008 Core Edition can run specific server roles such as:
- Active Directory Domain Services
- File Services
- Virtualization (Hiper-V)
- Print Services
- IIS (Web) etc..
It hasn't the GUI to operate… Read more
The cool update from SQL Server 2008 R2 is the possibility from Express Edition that changed the database limit from 4GB to 10GB (wow). Yep, no more limit database size just to 4GB, I think this is very nice info for the small businesses and it is cool update. SQL… Read more
SQL Server 2008 R2 is released on April 21st, 2010 and in parallel with this new release, now is available also the Books OnLine for SQL Server 2008 R2 that is the primary documentation for SQL Server. I think that the BOL for SQL Server is the nearest location for… Read more
The quote about Knowledge, sure it is Albanian quote:
Learn the Knowledge but you'll never get rewarded by the God(All-llah) until you use it!
Jakup Asipi, Albanian(born and died in Macedonia)
Just for info that SQL Server 2008 R2 (32bit & 64bit) is available now and you can download the trial
* Note: International download options will be available in May, 2010.