As DBAs we try our best to appropriately size a SQL Servers to match the anticipated load. But things change over time and we may find that some databases are overloading the server. When it's time to move your database to a new home on another server, Paul Mu brings us a technique for doing so.
Working with memory in SQL Server and tuning your server for optimum performance gets more complex all the time, especially with the availability of 64-bit platforms. New author Paul Mu brings us a short guide to using the /3GB and PAE switches along with their implications for your server.