SQL Server 2005 SP1Commented on: 9 years ago
(May 30, 2006)
I've learned a valuable lesson in the last week about sp1. If at all possible, make sure your server has access to the internet during installation. If it doesn't, Integration Services won't come...
Bare-Metal TuningCommented on: 9 years ago
(August 7, 2005)
Excellent article and very useful for an OLTP application. I'd be interested to see the same sort of discussion with regard to Sql Servers dedicated to Data Warehouses and DSS/Data Marts. Obviously...
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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