Technical Note - Mirroring a Large Number of Databases in a Single SQL Server Instance

Sanjay Mishra has published a interesting technical note at SQLCAT. h CU tosc more »

SQLPass Franken: Treffen der Regionalgruppe Franken am Dienstag, den 13. April 2010

Return Default SQL Server Folder

Below script will query registry settings to return folder informations (SQL Root, Data, Log and Backup). I use this script to determine the default locations, put it in variables an use it for creating databases or backups. DECLARE @SQLDataRoot… more »

Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2005, 2000 and 7.0 Builds

In a earlier previous post - Which service pack do I have installed? - based on How to identify your SQL Server version and edition and using EXEC xp_msver; for a deep dive to SQL Server version information, the guys of http://sqlserverbuilds. blogspot.… more »

Happy Pi day - the ratio π

Yes, it is Pi-Day! The origninal song by Ken Ferrier and Antoni Chan: Mathematical Pi Song Animation of the act of unrolling a circle's circumference, illustrating the ratio π.  CU tosc more »

Service Pack SQL Server 2008 SP2 and SQL Server 2005 SP4 - Based on feedback from the community !!!

They will do it! Here is the statement of Matthias Berndt, Group Program Manager Microsoft SQL Server:SQL Server Servicing plans Hello Community, we appreciate your recent comments regarding the servicing needs of your current SQL Server… more »

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Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

Mention, the CSS SQL Server Engineers blog listed a note that some end of support dates were coming up. SQL Server 2008 RTM support ends on April 13, 2010. You should make plans to upgrade to SQL Server 2008 SP1 soon. So I think, it is definitely… more »

CSS SQL Server Engineers - "End of Support” Dates

Last week the CSS SQL Server Engineers blog listed a note that some end of support dates were coming up. The end of support dates and products were: SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 support ends next week January 12, 2010. You should upgrade to SQL 2005… more »

SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2 - Vote for

It's time to vote at MS-Connect for Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008 When is SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2 slated to be released? Many companies depend on these Service Packs to stay patched, being unwilling, and unable, to install CUs on a regular… more »