Ever been placed into a new environment and couldn't
find an ounce of documentation? This article is the first in a series that will help you make an audit of your new environment
and determine if any SQL Server login does not have a password, has a password the same as the login name or a password that is only one character long.
This article is a case study of a performance problem at SQLServerCentral.com with our FAQ area using text columns. This will show you how to use the TEXT IN ROW feature built into SQL Server 2000 to improve the performance of these columns.
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Last year Andy wrote about turning off the log reader as a way to reduce the overhead on a server, primarily when you have many logreaders running. In this follow up article he talks about the downside of using this technique and how the behavior of the logreader can be "tweaked" to make using non-continuous replication a little less of a headache.