Database-Sizing Tools for SQL ServerCommented on: 5 years ago
(January 22, 2010)
Thank you for the great article! I'm in need of a sizing tool for the database. Looking for information on HEAP size be for a certain row size.
Looks like hardware sizing is easier that...
What Could the Oracle-Sun Deal Mean for the Database Market?Commented on: 6 years ago
(April 27, 2009)
If Oracle wants to optimize their products for Solaris that's great for them but most of the "bread and butter" for Oracle is the sales on Windows platforms. More that 80% of sales are on Windows OS...
Rebuild Only the Indexes that Need HelpCommented on: 6 years ago
(July 4, 2008)
Great article! I fully agree with your findings. It seems that the provided stored proc produces an error when executing (creation of the sp). Is there an updated version? I've executed this...
Prove That the Database Isn't to BlameCommented on: 8 years ago
(October 5, 2006)
Why is this code showing my own process? Does it work on SQL 2005? I think that all articles should specify SQL200, SQL 2005 or both.
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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
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