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SQL Man of Mystery

Wes Brown is a PASS chapter leader and SQL Server MVP. He writes for SQL Server Central and maintains his blog at http://www.sqlserverio.com. Wes is Currently serving as a Senior Lead Consultant at Catapult Systems. Previous experiences include Product Manager for SQL Litespeed by Quest software and consultant to fortune 500 companies. He specializes in high availability, disaster recovery and very large database performance tuning. He is a frequent speaker at local user groups and SQLSaturdays.

Archives: May 2009

Understanding File System IO, Lessons Learned From SQL Server

I do more than just SQL Server. I enjoy programming. In my former life I have worked with C/C++ and Assembler. I also spent quite a bit of time in Visual Basic. I loved it for prototyping and what we now call RAD development efforts.

As I spent more and… Read more

5 comments, 946 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 29 May 2009

Found a Bug in SQL Server 2005

It doesn’t happen often but every once in a while you may be the lucky person to find a previously unknown bug in SQL Server.

It was a normal morning for me, checking the status of our servers going over any failure messages waiting for the day to ramp up.… Read more

9 comments, 984 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 29 May 2009

Fusion IO’s on Their Way!

My company has taken the plunge and we have two of the Duo 640’s coming. As soon as they get here we will start a full test pass and I’ll post up the numbers here.

 

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6 comments, 672 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 29 May 2009