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Archives: March 2010

HP Data Protector - SQL Server 2008 Supported, but Compatibility Pack 2005 Required

 

Recently, we found out that HP Data Protector had an update, and I took for granted that this update would make the product more compatible with SQL Server 2008 - but it still doesn't support SQL Server 2008 without installing the Backwards Compatibility Pack from SQL Server 2005. … Read more

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Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 31 March 2010

Getting Stubborn Chief Executive Officers to Listen: Speak Their Language

 

After consecrating several posts on workplace bullying, and hearing our great Steve Jones rant about Toshiba’s lack of action regarding their own products, I have a very recent anecdote that should turn the heads of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (known to locals as the CBC) within the province, and those who are… Read more

8 comments, 849 reads

Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 24 March 2010

Great Turnout for The Montreal XV's First Practice - Rugby XV de Montréal Première pratique

The Montreal XV Rugby Club (rejuvinating the Rugby Football Club name from the 1920s) first practice was the other night at Collège Marie de France - 30 guys showed up, and the facebook group is FIFTY(!), thus we are heading to Quebec's ever growing  2nd and 3rd Division, which starts in May, with a great pool…

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0 comments, 450 reads

Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 12 March 2010

Happy Belated International Woman's Day - C'est Votre Jour Les Femmes !

 

Yesterday was International Woman’s Day – Let’s take the time to honour a few great women at the top! 

Firstly, to Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II, the greatest monarch of our ages (funny that Queens have been the best Monarchs of the past two centuries…hmm, no co-incidence there,… Read more

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Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 9 March 2010