Shane Dovers

Shane Dovers is an independent contractor in Texas, focusing on DTS programming and data warehousing. He holds MCSE and PMP certifications.

Articles by Shane Dovers
Keep DTS Package Logs on Track
DTS package logs can provide valuable troubleshooting information--if you can keep them under control. By using this article's VBScript code with a scheduled SQL Server Agent job, you can manage both the size and number of text-file-based DTS log files.
DTS on the Move 3
Optimum portability is one of the most important goals in creating a Data Transformation Services package that can execute properly on virtually any server.
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NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws

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SQL Server 2014 Now Available—No Joke

Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More
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