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Archives: March 2013

T-SQL Tuesday #40 Roundup: Files and Filegroups

Good day all, and happy T-SQL Tuesday #40! Yes, this event has officially hit middle age now. I fully expect it’ll go get itself a fast car in the upcoming months.

We had a great turnout for this month. “Files and Filegroups” is an open enough topic that I got… Read more

2 comments, 829 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 18 March 2013

Twitter Talk Theatre, Episode 1: “RAID is good enough!”

But We’ve Never Had a Disaster Before!

This week, some of my Twitter followers were kind enough to chime in on a topic near and dear to my heart: the proper caretaking of SQL Server. Here is some of what we said.

Me: Common scenario: A company has databases, but… Read more

3 comments, 695 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 7 March 2013

Invitation to T-SQL Tuesday #040: File and Filegroup Wisdom

Hello and welcome to the third T-SQL Tuesday of 2013!

Over three years ago, Adam Machanic (Twitter) dreamed up the idea of T-SQL Tuesday:

Each month a blog will host the party, and about a week before the second Tuesday of the month a theme will be posted.…

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6 comments, 645 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 5 March 2013

FileTable: SQL Server 2012's little gasp-maker

When was the last time you looked at a SQL Server new feature list and said, “Ohhh, WOW!”?  Was it around March of last year? No? Then you might have missed something really, really cool.

Let me introduce you to my friend, SQL Server 2012′s FileTable.

A Brief History…

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6 comments, 1,748 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 2 March 2013