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: 4 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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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
In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More