- Visual Studio 2012 puts the “Ug!” in “Ugly”
- What a Year Brings
- Installing Sharepoint 2010 Farm on a Single VMWare VM
- Access 2010: A Rare Second Chance
- Waaaay too busy to post….
- I’ll just leave this here…..
- Can’t Save Sharepoint Doc Even with proper permissions
- Can I Kick It? Yes I Can!
- Lessons Learned from a Cheese Curd maker
- I’ll just leave this here….
- So You Want To Be An Air Traffic Controller?
- A Toast to Brent!
- Does “Denali” portend the end of OLAP?
- Anti-Oopsie Tip of the Day
- The database principal is set as the execution context of one or more procedures, functions, or event notifications and cannot be dropped.
- That DBA Look…
- TSQL Cursor Options
- 2008 != 2008R2
- SSMS Tab Bar is Nearly Useless
- I Cannot Believe How Buggy MS Access Has Become!
Category Archives: General
Ok, so it’s a year and change. In November 0f 2010, I was working at a small distribution company with the best group of people you could hope to serve (mostly), but with a limited technology environment. Things that could … Continue reading
Back in the late 90’s, tools and languages such Powerbuilder/PowerScript, and Borland’s Delphi/Pascal were leading the pack in the race to R.A.D. (Rapid Application Development). Microsoft, seeing that it had no real poker in this fire decided to push one of … Continue reading
Sorry for the long absence. I’ve been gone so long I didn’t even notice that my domain mapping had expired! Life as a (that is to say, THE) developer and DBA for an international airline company is demanding to say … Continue reading
I have NO idea how this happened! 😉
Well, I spent a day or three building a SQL Server Automatic Failover Cluster with two nodes, each one hosted on a Windows 2008 VM running in Hyper-V with an iSCSI SAN shared between them. Each VM is the main … Continue reading
This is not an article about technology. This is an article about how to properly use technology, or at least how to not use it. Wise words I learned from a wise man. So, to be honest the guy was … Continue reading
Excuse me while I take a brief detour from the DBA fare. This is my new DBA blog, and prior to this, all I ran was a personal blog. So I posted all my tech stuff on that personal blog. … Continue reading
Question for you guys: Will Denali be the end of OLAP? Or perhaps OLAP as an adjunct or “tack on” technology? Microsoft claims Denali will “dramatically increase query performance ~10x and reduce performance tuning through interactive experiences with data for … Continue reading
It’s old news by now that SQL Server 2008 R2 is NOT even closely related to SQL Server 2008. It’s a complete version upgrade. More annoying, though, is that because it is a complete upgrade, the backups (and MDF/LDF files … Continue reading