Month: July 2016

SQL Data Partners – Podcast with Argenis Fernandez

In episode 53 of the SQL Data Partners podcast Carlos Chacon and I chat with Argenis Fernandez, storage guru and PASS Director-at-Large. We talk storage options, LUNs, IOPs, and why he thinks we all need to approach storage a lot differently.

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Speaking at PASS Summit 2016

This year in October, I again have the privilege to speak at PASS Summit in Seattle. One of my favorite topics, Database Corruption was the session that was selected. Here are the details. When Database Corruption Strikes You database is

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Podcast Episode 52 – The R Programming Language

Today we released Episode 52 on the SQL Data Partners podcast on the R Programming Language. You might remember a few weeks ago the announcement that I was joining Carlos Chacon as the co-host of the weekly podcast. Episode 52

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DBCC CloneDatabase

The Service Pack 2 release of SQL Server 2014 introduces a new DBCC command called DBCC CloneDatabase. Books online states: “DBCC CLONEDATABASE should be used to create a schema and statistics only copy of a production database in order to

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Database Health Monitor – July 2016 Release

I have just released version 2.4.3 the July 2016 version of Database Health Monitor. You can download it now at the Database Health Monitor website. http://DatabaseHealth.com/download Since the releases have been coming about monthly lately, I have decided to add

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