Archives: January 2013
I had a great response to my blog post and poll last week about how DBAs use auto grow. In the main it seems people use auto grow like I do. As a backup but it does not replace proper monitoring or capacity planning.
You can see the results below Read more
#SQLSaturday194 is coming to Exeter on the 8th – 9th March.
What is SQL Saturday? The brain child of Steve Jones, Brain Knight and Andy Warren, the founders of sqlservercentral.com the first event took places in the US in back October 2007 and since then has grown… Read more
Come and join me in London this March for a 3 day course on SQL Server virtualisation and consolidation.The course will start on Wednesday March 13th
Attending this SQL Server Virtualisation and Consolidation course you will learn how to:
- Implement SQL Server in a virtual environment
- Select the appropriate consolidation…
David Postlethwaite who contributes to this blog regularly sent me an email this morning asking about Database Auto grow.
This was his question
Do you set the database and logs to grow on demand.
Advantage: Only using expensive shared disk space as required
Disadvantage: Causes slow database response when the… Read more
I have been doing some work on some LinkedIn groups that I manage and look after over the holidays. There have been two in particular that I have been working on.
I have read much about SQL Saturday’s but I have yet to attend one, that is about to change. I have read much about them but until recently these events were US based and my schedule just never allowed me to make one.
With SQL Saturday #194 taking place in… Read more
Today is the first full work day for me in 2013 and I though I’d use it to write a short post about the consultancy and support offerings that you get from gethynellis.com in 2013.
We have a range of consultancy, training and and support services that you and your… Read more