Liberty Beta 2 will incorporate all the updates of SQL Server’s Service Pack 3. Furthermore, Liberty Beta 2 will be optimized for the newest addition to Intel’s Itanium® Processor Family, the Itanium® 2 processor. This beta is scheduled to start in late September.
Note: Liberty requires 64-bit hardware with an Intel’s Itanium® or Itanium® 2 processor and will not run on standard 32-bit machines.
A list of tips that should make your code more secure. Note that SQL Server is mentioned in a few places, especially # 4
In this article, we will leverage Extended Stored Procedures to extend the functionality of SQL Server and give a starting point to experiment with Extended Stored Procedures.
Incepto Ltd. announced the availability of SQL-UP! version 1.3, distributed SQL Server Cluster. SQL-UP! clusters SQL Server databases over LAN or WAN, with no shared storage device.
The software provides business continuity and complete disaster protection for business-critical databases. The new version adds support for online database schema changes, inter-domain clusters and high transaction load.
A VBscript class is created that can be used to query the maintenance plans on an SQL server to determine when a backup has occurred. This class can be used with others to create a scripted method for monitoring backups.