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: 4 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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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
In this series of posts I’ve called out some of the concerns related to SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups and their interaction with SQL Server Agent jobs – both in the form of Batch Jobs (see post #3) and backups....More