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Steve Jones is the editor of SQLServerCentral.com and visits a wide variety of data related topics in his daily editorial. Steve has spent years working as a DBA and general purpose Windows administrator, primarily working with SQL Server since it was ported from Sybase in 1990. You can follow Steve on Twitter at twitter.com/way0utwest

Archives: April 2006

Turn the Problem Around

A few weeks ago we had a failure on the web site. Actually a hard failure, a BSOD, which I haven't seen in years. Of course I didn't know it was a BSOD. We were having issues on the web site so I rebooted the server on a Friday afternoon…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 25 April 2006


Supposedly coming out today.

We'll see as the few announcements I saw were without links posted. Read more

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 19 April 2006

Is it The SQL Server?

In writing for a tech book one of the things that happens is a copy editor looks over your work and comments on the spelling mistakes, miswordings, grammatical errors and all the other "English" stuff you hated in high school. But it's good because many of us write more casually…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 4 April 2006