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Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY

I'm a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 12+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of two young boys (with another coming soon!). I have been a DBA at a university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a consultant with customers across the United States.

Archives: February 2012

Error 14269 on SQL Server 2000

As I noted in my last post, I am currently on a project to review some older servers (SQL 2000 and 2005), and as such I am tripping over some old quirks of the SQL Server system.

On one of the SQL 2000 servers I tried to modify an existing…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 16 February 2012

Backing Up Your Old Systems

I am currently on a project to review some older servers (SQL 2000 and 2005) for SIMPLE recovery (and therefore missing LOG backups) and for missing backups altogether!

I haven't worked with SQL 2000 much for a while, and as such it was a little trial and error (and more…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 16 February 2012

Meme 15 - LinkedIn

 
The #Meme15 assignment from Jason Strate (Blog/@StrateSQL) for February is to describe how and why we use LinkedIn.  I felt this was a little bit of slam dunk, since I have previously described in this space how LinkedIn helped me get my current job.

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 15 February 2012

SQLRockstar's SQL Someday


This is a talk given by Thomas LaRock (@SQLRockstar to you Twitter-folk) at an event last fall in NYC called SQL Inspire; it was put on by a relatively new group in the SQL Server world called SQLPeople, which focuses on the personal community that exists among…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 15 February 2012