Blake Eno

Blake
Eno

Blake Eno is a former product editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro.

Articles
New Products - 22 Aug 2007
SQL Server–related new and improved products include ESF Database Convert 5.6 and Tableau 3.0.
New Products - 21 Jun 2007
Check out new and improved SQL Server–related products.
New Products - 19 Apr 2007
Check out new and improved SQL Server–related products.
New Products - 22 Mar 2007

BACKUP AND RESTORE
Backup and Restore for Shared SQL Server Hosting
myLittleTools announced myLittleBackup for SQL Server 2000 and 2005, a backup and restore Web application for shared SQL Server hosting. myLittleBackup lets users upload a backup file from their own server and restore (install) it on the shared SQL server. After the restore, myLittleBackup automatically checks user mappings and other options.

New Products - 23 Feb 2007
Check out new and improved SQL Server-related products.
Database Backup and Recovery
If you're currently seeking out a database backup and recovery solution for the first time, or simply want to make a change to your current solution, take a gander at the list of solutions in this buyer's guide.
The Year of Green Storage - 14 Feb 2007
Companies need to more efficiently use their storage if they plan to continue operating successfully in the future. This means that companies will need to have flexible storage platforms and consolidate multiple storage platforms.
Prepare Your Systems for Upcoming Daylight Savings Time Changes 2
With Daylight Savings Time taking place three weeks earlier (second Sunday in March), it's important to prepare your systems for the change.
New Products - 24 Jan 2007
Check out new and improved SQL Server-related products.
New Products - 18 Dec 2006 1
Check out new and improved SQL Server-related products.
New Products - 20 Nov 2006
Check out new and improved SQL Server-related products.
Visualize What's Happening Within Your Database and SQL Code
Killer Bite Software announced SQL Visualizer, a Windows client-based database query and management tool that helps developers create and maintain SQL Server code.
New Products - 26 Oct 2006

APPLICATION RESOLUTION
Communicate and Resolve Application Problems

SQL Server Express UPDATE--October 16, 2006: The Losers in the Race to Vista
Backward compatibility is a key function that most users want and expect in today's upgrade products. Is Microsoft listening to its users? Find out what you should expect in terms of backward compatibility if a Vista upgrade is on your 2007 agenda.
Get Up to Speed With New SQL Books
If you're a SQL professional, you won't want to miss three new books that Addison-Wesley Professional recently released.

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From the Blogs
May 18, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages

In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
May 13, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages

In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More
Apr 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups

Ultimately, there are a number of ways that DBAs can regularly create backups of their databases. Some of the more common options for managing backups include:...More
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