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SQL Stripes 0.50 Build 180 Released

SQL Stripes is an application that helps you - the SQL Server DBA, to have complete control over your servers. From the high-level of monitoring essential components to the low-level of analyzing your various databases. SQL Stripes is an intuitive and easy to use application and is intended for SQL Server DBA who want to have an easier life. SQL Stripes is completely free! (Announcement, not reviewed)

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SQL Server Security: The db_executor Role

Brian will be writing a monthly column for us on SQL Security, definitely a hot topic these days! He starts off by discussing the need for a built in db_executor role and how to grant permissions manually to achieve the same effect. Terrific concept, as granting table access can lead to bad things! If there is a security topic you'd like to see more info on, post a note to the article or email us at articles@sqlservercentral.com.

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Webcast: 0 to Cluster in 60 Minutes-Clustering Windows and SQL Server

In this session we’ll rapidly discuss the MSCS clustering architecture and deploying the system into your environment. We’ll then jump into a demo where we actually cluster a Windows and SQL Server system in under 60 minutes. We’ll discuss the administration tools and best practices on clustering and walk you through completing a cluster and fixing problems along the way. After this session, you should have just enough information to build you own SQL Server that is highly available.

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