Monthly Archives: October 2011

What it’s like to be a skydiving student

Today my brother sent me a link that describes a lady’s tandem skydive experience, her thrill and fear, and how she returned to do another tandem skydive and then the Accelerated Freefall Course so that she could learn to jump … Continue reading

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Asymmetric Disk Only Quorum documentation released by Microsoft

As previously discussed here, Asymmetric Disk Only Quorum is a feature of Windows Server 2008 Clustering that is now officially supported by Microsoft.  Asymmetric Disk Only Quorum allows a multisubnet cluster to use a Disk Only quorum model, even though … Continue reading

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SQL Server “Denali” now officially “SQL Server 2012”

This morning, in his keynote address at the SQL PASS Community Summit, Ted Kummert announced that the next version of SQL Server, previously code named “Denali”, will be release in the first half of 2012, and will officially be called … Continue reading

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New Blog Site (October 10, 2011)

Thanks for stopping by and checking out the new blog site.  Over the next few weeks I will be moving content here, so any previous information you have seen will available again soon.  Keep checking back!

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SQL Server Breaking Changes and Deprecated Features (2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2005, 2000)

In a recent discussion, the issue of breaking changes in SQL Server 2012 came up, and I realized that no one in the room had a thorough knowledge of the breaking changes and discontinued features.  Since we were trying to determine … Continue reading

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ServiceU is live with SQL Server “Denali”!

Today we went live with SQL Server “Denali” for our Tier-1 systems.  We did it with only 3 minutes 45 seconds of downtime, and zero problems.  We will make up that downtime between now and the end of the year … Continue reading

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