Moving to a New FilegroupCommented on: 5 years ago
(April 29, 2010)
it's probably worth mentioning that doing this for, say, a primary clustered key isn't very efficient.
BOL mentions using the MOVE TO clause in the ALTER TABLE ... DROP CONSTRAINT...
Virtualization Shootout: Hyper-V vs. ESX Server 3.5Commented on: 7 years ago
(July 8, 2008)
So the beta MS product is 4% slower according to that (misleading, IMO) chart... probably not enough of a difference to be a factor. The usability is a good point, though. I'm not sure why MS...
SQL Server 2005 Management ToolsCommented on: 9 years ago
(September 20, 2006)
While I still use Enterprise Manager with our SQL2000 servers more often, I've had a decent amount of experience with SQL 2005's Management Studio and can offer a few thoughts on it. I also spend a...
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