Now that Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) is dribbling out through Windows Update and other sources, Brian Moran revisits how SP2 affects SQL Server. Blindly installing XP SP2 on a machine that's running SQL Server will cause you a lot of grief....More
An option when creating new AlwaysOn Availability Groups is to specify Backup Preferences.
It’s also something you can easily configure once the Availability Group has been set up as well – by simply right-clicking on the Availability Group and selecting Properties – then navigating into the Backup Preferences tab. ...More
The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More