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SQL Server Rocks!

SQL Database Administrator/Developer. Background in developing OLTP/document based databases, SQLXML and performance tuning with an unhealthy fascination for the SQL query optimiser!

Archives: April 2017

VirtualBox SQL FCI - Given Network Name Is Unusable

The other day I needed to test some HADR requirements on my local machine so using VirtualBox, I created a 2 server Windows 2012 R2 failover cluster with shared storage provided by FreeNAS and a domain controller. All was good at the windows level so I proceeded to install a… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Rocks! on 19 April 2017

Moved blog to Ghost

Another year, another blog update lol!... Last year I remember doing a significant version upgrade for my self-hosted Orchard CMS software on the DiscountASP hosting platform and it all seemed to work fine.. However I just happened to look at my site recently and it appears that something was broke… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Rocks! on 12 April 2017

Apologies in advance

This is a quick post to apologise in advance if all my historical blog posts get republished.

Recently it appears that my existing self-maintained Orchard CMS installation has stopped delivering content properly and as I really don't have the energy to fix it, I'm moving to a new blogging platform,… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Rocks! on 6 April 2017