SQL Server 2012's INDIRECT CHECKPOINTsCommented on: 3 years ago
(July 26, 2012)
Great article on a topic that should be reviewed from time to time! Short of implementing 2012 Always On technology, we have most all of the other flavors of installations that you mention in your...
A Service Pack for a Service PackCommented on: 8 years ago
(March 15, 2007)
the old SP2 left me at a 3042 version...putting the hotfix on left me at 3050. it also left me with errors on the engine which have resulted in me opening a ticket with ms. When using management...
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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