Query Performance TuningCommented on: 3 years ago
(June 1, 2012)
Thanks for reminding me about compression. We just upgraded one of our main production instances to 2008 and we'll take a look at it.
The Great SQL Server Migration QuestionCommented on: 4 years ago
(February 18, 2011)
We deployed SS 2008 R2 mainly because we are setting up a Sharepoint 2010 environment and we thiught that we might use PowerPivot. I also deployed it to a monitoring server because I could. As manu...
Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More