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but by point is that he was a certified DBA and because of that, felt entitled to work on our DBA team. Needless to say, we never brought...
April 7, 2010 at 8:48 am
This is off the top of my head, so there will probably be a lot of implementation problems, etc. with the idea, but here goes.
Microsoft needs more levels for...
April 6, 2010 at 10:56 am
It seems that MS needs the feedback from MVPs, but a summit is not the place to ask for it. Why should the MVPs travel somewhere for a conference just...
March 18, 2010 at 11:03 am
IIRC, SQL 7.0 the backup contained what was "in" the database at the start of the backup.
You are mistaken. Here is a quote from BOL 7.0:
Creating and Restoring...
March 17, 2010 at 6:18 am
IIRC, SQL 7.0 the backup contained what was "in" the database at the start of the backup. SQL 2000 containes what was "in" the database at the end of the...
March 16, 2010 at 2:24 pm
Well, I am admitedly being a bit picky with this, but the question never states which version of SQL Server it applies to. This behavior changed (I think it was...
March 16, 2010 at 1:40 pm
It looked like Winston Smith and Steve both composed new responses - that's what I meant by several people.
I just thought it would be nice to have an...
February 17, 2010 at 2:13 pm
I've noticed that these requests for braindumps come up periodically, and there are several people who chime in to tell people the consequences of using them (Gail is probably the...
February 17, 2010 at 2:02 pm
The delivering Business Intelligence Books by Brian Larson might fit the bill. There is one for SQL Server 2005 and one for 2008.
February 5, 2010 at 12:51 pm
Last time we hired a DBA I was stunned at how many applicants had good SQL skills, but Zero .NET, Zero CLR skills. I know, I know, some find...
August 12, 2009 at 9:03 am
I'm a voracious reader, and I read pretty fast. I'd estimate that I read about 100 books a year. Everything from fiction, non-fiction, and technical.
I'm glad that Bezos came...
July 24, 2009 at 7:04 am
Your best method of study will depend a lot on how you learn. Some people have to do the exercises, etc. some do not. For me, the best way to...
July 1, 2009 at 10:16 am
I think that the best thing to do is to "Act as if" (a la Boiler Room). I don't mean misrepresent yourself or lie. I mean do your homework, get...
June 23, 2009 at 9:04 am
The backwards part was where I got the IT job because I had a PC with OS/2 on it - I never studied computer science in school.
June 12, 2009 at 10:51 am
Without knowing anything more about the situation, I would recommend looking into database mirroring (with SQL Server 2005 or 2008).
June 12, 2009 at 9:55 am