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Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY

I’m a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 15+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of three young boys. I have been a DBA at a public university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a remote DBA with customers across the United States. I write and speak primarily about the tips and tricks that I discover along my SQL Server journey.

Archives: October 2011

Why is -fill in the feature- Enterprise-Only?

Steve Jones (Blog/@Way0utWest) recently wrote a great blog post proposing that Microsoft should go from having edition-only features (most of them are "Enterprise-Only") to unlocking all features in all editions and instead licensing based on the scale of your actual server (CPU/RAM/etc.)

Today, Steve opened…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 21 October 2011

Moving to House of Brick

Starting Halloween Monday I will be a Technical Consultant for House of Brick Technologies.

To everyone out there saying "Didn't you just get a new job?" I say yes, but this is a unique opportunity with a company that is the leader in our field in this area if…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 19 October 2011