My Favorite Tool of 2012: Remote Desktop ManagerCommented on: 2 years ago
(January 3, 2013)
Looks like a really good tool. I've been using visionapp's Remote Desktop 2011 which I is always running on my desktop. I'm going to give this a run for its money. Thanks!...
Cloud Proof Your CareerCommented on: 3 years ago
(July 1, 2011)
Keep in mind what industries will AND which CANNOT use the cloud. Defense and Intelligence agencies and supporting industries will not leverage the commercial cloud. Data is too sensitive for that...
Welcome to (SQL Server) 2011Commented on: 4 years ago
(January 14, 2011)
Simple. Like a child looking through the store window, "New Toys!!!" Then they look in their pockets, frown and walk off with their head hanging down. Been there, done that. I can say I...
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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
On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More