This procedure using OLE object calls to obtain server disk space values and writes them to a table. It then creates an HTML report based on the contents of the table and then , via a SQL Agent job, sends out colour coded emails relating to how much drive space is left... this is very handy!!!!
A great script that I wrote some time ago to allow the last database backup to be restored across a linked server to another server, after running a remote sproc on the destination to kill off any users on the receiving side.
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One of the new cool features in SQL 2012 is the SQL Server Availability groups. In other words being able to failover a group of databases which are logically connected. i.e. SharePoint databases. Well, it is also possible to do that in SQL 2008 (R2). It’s called a Grouped Failover.