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: 8 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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This blog post is a bit of a ‘repeat’ – since I already covered much of the rationale behind this post in Part 23 of my multi-part series on AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Agent Jobs. But, I also figured that this is enough of an important topic to merit its own blog post....More
Virtualization has long been a staple when it comes to computing. In essence, virtualization is really just the use of abstraction to make things either easier to manage or more fault-tolerant. Disks, for example, have long been virtualized in the sense that a single, physical, can easily be divided up into multiple logical (or virtual) volumes (or drives) just as easily as a number of discreet physical disks can also be virtualized into a single drive (via RAID) – which can further be partitioned into volumes, LUNs, and so....More
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