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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: June 2009

Migrating A SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Named Instance, The Missing Manual

Microsoft has always been pretty good at one thing, ease on install.

One of the things I always says is the greatest thing about SQL Server is any idiot can install it. The other thing I also say is the worst thing about SQL Server is any idiot can install… Read more

4 comments, 1,610 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 22 June 2009

Three Years late, Was It Worth The Wait? Windows 7, Vista Promises Delivered.

Having been married to Microsoft for most of my professional career doesn’t mean I drink the Kool-Aid.

I have had the distinct privilege to grow up in interesting times. I loved DOS. As a BBS operator DOS was the de facto OS for most BBSes that ran on x86 hardware.… Read more

25 comments, 280 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 16 June 2009

What I’ve Read and Recommend to Others – SQL Server 2008 Part 1

I read, a lot. I’ve been a prolific reader all my adult life.

I use to split my reading between tech books and my regular relaxing reading but since I got into audio books several years ago I just pretty much read tech books now. Some times I’ll listen to… Read more

7 comments, 380 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 14 June 2009

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas……

 

We got something good in the mail last week!

 

 

Some quick observations:

The build quality is outstanding. Nothing cheap at all about this card. The engineering that has gone into this shows in every way.

It is made up of modules that are screwed down, I can… Read more

4 comments, 214 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 8 June 2009