Archives: November 2013
Day 3, chapter 4.
This one is about commands, and getting familiar with what a cmdlet is, the naming convention, and… Read more
I wrote about transactional consistency recently. Why do we need this?
Imagine that I have an orders table and an ordersdetail table in my database. The orders table has the order header (date, customer, etc) and the detail table includes information about the items purchased (product, qty, price). Let’s say… Read more
Today was Chapter 3, Using the Help System. Another not-so-exciting topic, but one that does matter. There are a ton of… Read more
I got started on Learn Windows Powershell 3 in a Month of Lunches at lunch one day. Working at home makes this easy as I have a computer and a kitchen near each other. In this case, a salad, a bowl of chili, and the laptop next to the book… Read more
I never saw the movie, though it’s on my list to watch sometime. I love the Wachowski’s as directors.
I’m writing this in support of a few talks I give that talk about backups. This is how I see things and it’s based on things I’ve learned over time. Some of this comes from a great explanation on Technet from Paul Randal, but there are misc other sources… Read more
I’ve been wanting to do more with Powershell (PoSh). I’ve seen Allen White present on it for years, and I’ve dabbled in various ways, using it to handle small tasks. However I haven’t really committed to learning a bunch of PoSh.
Last month I was with Grant Fritchey on the… Read more
What does this mean? I had someone ask me in a session recently, and I think I have a good explanation, but I thought this was worth a blog.
Transactionally Consistent means that there is a snapshot of the database at a point in time that ensures committed transactions are… Read more