Editorial: Reasons to Virtualize SQL ServerCommented on: 3 years ago
(December 12, 2011)
A major benefit of virtualization is related to licensing costs. More information about this and to download a "licensing calculator" visit the SQL Server Diaries blog article at http://...
In the environment at my workplace, for every job we've implemented an extra stemp which sends the information logged in the output file as an email attachment. The procedure...
How the New Database Security Law Affects YouCommented on: 5 years ago
(June 30, 2010)
The original article was very informative but this is even better! Thank you for the links to the actual Law. One thing is nor really clear though. Does this law apply outside the US borders?
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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
Throughout this series of posts I’ve taken a somewhat pessimistic view of how SQL Server Agent jobs are managed within most organizations – meaning that most of the code and examples I’ve provided up until this point were based on assumptions about how CHANGE to jobs is managed. That pessimism, to date, has come in two forms:...More
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