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Posts from ‘December, 2010’

RCSI Post and Mini-Lab on Tier1OnSQL Blog

I posted another Mini-Lab style article over on and thought I would post a link to it here: Using Read-Committed Snapshot Isolation – Mini-Lab The post is directed to users of the Dassault ENOVIA application but the mini-lab is applicable to anyone who might be interested in playing around with this isolation level and […]

Backup Compression and Resource Governor Posts on the Tier1OnSQL Blog

As most of you know I’m doing some blogging work on the website. We posted a 2 part mini-lab complete with scripts to build a working DB, comparison charts, and perfmon screenshots on: Backup Compression and Backup Compression with Resource Governor If you haven’t had a chance to work with these features yet and […]

My Quest to Become a Microsoft Certified Master

I’ve started my preperations for taking the first part (of the 2 part exam process) to become a Microsoft Certified Master.   As of today there are still no Prometric sites in Canada that offer the exam so I’ll have to try and schedule around one of my bi-monthly trips to Redmond I guess.  I’ve […]

Quest POW Webcast – Audits, Audits, Audits

I’m excited to announce that I’m doing my second Quest webcast coming up this Thursday (Dec 9th 8 a.m. Pacific / 11 a.m. Eastern)!! I’ll be doing a Pain-Of-The-Week webcast with Kevin Kline and Iain Kick on some of the auditing options that are available to you in SQL Server 2008.  Microsoft has come a […]

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