Jason Bovberg

Jason
Bovberg

Jason Bovberg (jbovberg@windowsitpro.com) is a senior editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro, covering products as well as the systems management, hardware, and storage/backup topic areas. He has more than 20 years of experience as a writer and editor in magazine, book, and special-interest publishing.

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The SQL Server Pro Community Choice Awards recognize your favorite products on the market. Hundreds of readers nominated and voted in our contest. Here are the results!
Vote Now in the 2013 Community Choice Awards!
Final voting for our 2013 SQL Server Pro Community Choice award program is underway! These awards offer a unique way for the community to determine their favorite vendors and products on the market.
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The Best of Tech•Ed Awards recognize the most innovate Microsoft products and services offered by Microsoft partners exhibiting at the annual conference. Here are this year's winners.
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Aug 27, 2015
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A Replacement for Maintenance Plan Backups

This blog post is a bit of a ‘repeat’ – since I already covered much of the rationale behind this post in Part 23 of my multi-part series on AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Agent Jobs. But, I also figured that this is enough of an important topic to merit its own blog post....More
Aug 19, 2015
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Looking forward to Containers

Virtualization has long been a staple when it comes to computing. In essence, virtualization is really just the use of abstraction to make things either easier to manage or more fault-tolerant. Disks, for example, have long been virtualized in the sense that a single, physical, can easily be divided up into multiple logical (or virtual) volumes (or drives) just as easily as a number of discreet physical disks can also be virtualized into a single drive (via RAID) – which can further be partitioned into volumes, LUNs, and so....More
Jul 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 29: Practical Implementation Tips

My initial goal in writing this series of posts was to outline some of the concerns surrounding Availability Groups (AGs) and SQL Server Agent Jobs – and call out how there is virtually no guidance from Microsoft on this front and then detail some of the pitfalls and options available for tackling this problem domain. I initially expected this series of posts to have between 25 and 30 posts – according to some of the early outlines I created ‘way back when’....More
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