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Posts from ‘September, 2009’

“Bring a Friend to EDMPASS Day” – Raffle Contest Announced #YEG

Due to the overwhelming response to our upcoming EDMPASS meeting with Brent Ozar EDMPASS is running a special raffle draw contest.  If you’re a current EDMPASS member and you get a “SQL Friend” (developer, DBA, BI, Architect, Server Admin, etc) to register and attend the upcoming meeting both your name and your SQL Friend’s name will […]

Look what I can do!! (w/Policy Based Management)

If you’ve never watched Stuart from MadTV the Title of this blog post will probably be lost on you but if you want to get up to speed just Watch This Video on YouTube So if you read my blog (first thanks!! 🙂 ) you know that I’ve been having a love affair lately with […]

Hiding Your “Kibbles and Bits”

One guess on who’s having WAY TOO MUCH FUN blogging these day?? LOL Too often DBAs don’t take the time to review their environments and their surface area exposure.  You want to evaluate the features that you’ve enabled and determine if they are required.  The less features enabled, the less likelyhood that you will have a […]

SQL 2008 CMS Security

So we’ve recently adopted the use of SQL Server 2008’s Central Managment Server for our development team.  Something that tends to get missed or not talked about in articles about CMS is the security required to connect and view the Central Management Server. There are 2 MSDB database roles that relate to the Central Managment […]

Recording a webcast for Quest Connect 2009

Quest Connect 2009   “Quest Connect is back and bigger than ever!  With 67 webcasts in three session halls, we’re bringing the information you need right to your desk.  Interact and learn, virtually, at Quest Software’s premiere online event.  Wherever you are in the world, you can access webcasts, white papers, demos, experts and peer-to-peer networking […]

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