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TheSqlPro.com - Ayman El-Ghazali

Ayman is a passionate SQL Server DBA, Developer, and Business Intelligence Developer. His passion for technology started when he was a young boy playing DOS games on his father's computer. From there, he moved up to computer programming in high school and went on to get B.S. and M.S. degrees in Information Systems from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He has worked with the SQL Server product since 2006 and has experience with SQL 2000 through SQL 2012. He holds a MCITP SQL 2008 DBA certification and is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT. He has been active with the virtual chapters of PASS, participating in online training and also giving presentations. Ayman has lived in many different countries around the world including the U.S., U.K., Egypt, Saudi Arabia and speaks fluent Arabic. He is huge football(soccer) fan and is always looking forward to learn more about SQL Server, SQL Server BI, and technology in general. www.thesqlpro.com

Archives: November 2012

SQL Saturday in Washington D.C. December 8, 2012

This is my first time attending a SQL Saturday event and I’m quite excited. If you live in or near the D.C. Metro area I hope to see you there. If you have not registered, you still have a chance: http://sqlsaturday.com/173/eventhome.aspx I’ve put together a short list of the sessions…

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Posted in TheSqlPro.com - Ayman El-Ghazali on 30 November 2012

What if your database server was hacked and all your data was deleted?

Recently in the news an article circulated about a coordinated attack by a team of hackers known as Anonymous. Information about this incident is all over the internet here is one article with details RT News. Part of that attack included deleting a database belonging to the Israeli Foreign Ministry.…

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Posted in TheSqlPro.com - Ayman El-Ghazali on 19 November 2012

SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) and SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse

The SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse and SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse are very high end builds of Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008R2 product; and SQL 2012 in the future. I’ve been intrigued by these products so I’ve started to learn about it. They have both been on the market…

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Posted in TheSqlPro.com - Ayman El-Ghazali on 14 November 2012

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 available for RTM

SP1 for the RTM of SQL Server 2012 has been announced during PASS Summit 2012. It can be downloaded here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35575 Don’t worry, it’s not for the CTP as I posted a some weeks back Filed under: Database Administration, SQL Server 2012 Tagged: LinkedIN, SQL Server 2012, sqlserverpedia

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Posted in TheSqlPro.com - Ayman El-Ghazali on 9 November 2012