A Safe Method for Moving a Database to a New LocationCommented on: 5 years ago
(November 4, 2010)
I agree 100% getting the database off the same drive as the operating system and page file is critical. However, I have a question about creating additional file groups. If one is using RAID 5 or...
Do You Have a Free Saturday?Commented on: 5 years ago
(June 18, 2010)
I attended SQL Saturday in Southern California and my experience of the event somewhat differs with the author.
There was an initial cost of $10.00 if you wanted a lunch. It was not mandatory...
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