Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Red Gate Software Ltd.
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 

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: November 2009

OT: Maximizing My Time, Using Technology

Well I've taken the plunge. I have finally broken down and decided to dictate blog post, articles, and other documents. Speech recognition has come a long way over the years, and it's time I make use of it. Does that mean I'm getting typing altogether? Not exactly. One of the… Read more

3 comments, 544 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 30 November 2009

Fundamentals of Storage Systems – Capturing IO Patterns

We often take the advice given to us on forums or in articles at face value. Even though the authors almost always say things like “your mileage may vary” or “may not apply to your situation” people still assume it is the gospel. Sometimes it is lack of experience. Other… Read more

6 comments, 1,526 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 20 November 2009

Why does change control for SQL Server have to be so hard?

I’ve been dealing with change control and source code repositories for most of my professional career. While I’ve seen change control and integration advance steadily for writing programs it feels like the database part of things is just stuck in the stone age. For months now I’ve been researching solutions… Read more

4 comments, 669 reads

Posted in SQL Man of Mystery on 16 November 2009