Archives: June 2010
After 10 Years, a Move Closer to School and Work
Wow, how moving house interrupts life. I can appreciate we have not had to move about more frequently! Background: Starting at the beginning of May, a month prior to moving, my sage wife Victoria insisted we start the packing… Read more
Next, Next, Next - Is SQL Server Installation In Need of a Warning Window to Avoid the Risk of Excess Instances?
After Reading Brad MacGehee's comments on TechEd conference today, I left a short but poignant comment that I hope will invoke some thoughts amongst the established SQL DBAs our there, or Senior Oracle DBAs who laugh at how many SQL Server instances that turn up on any given Windows-based network: Read more
SQL Server Managment Studio, Tools, Options: Why the 'Saving Changes Is Not Permitted' Error - Preventing Changes That Require Table Re-Creation Is A Good Idea
Does a gun have a safety? Yes! And so should the Table Designer...now back to the database world and away from the analogy:
Prevent saving changes that require the table to be re-created is a way to reduce the chance of huge tables being rebuilt: which fortunately is enabled by… Read more