Page Life Expectancy isn’t what you think…

There’s a lot of controversy about the Buffer Manager performance object counter Page Life Expectancy – mostly around people continuing to quote 300 as a threshold for starting to worry about there being a problem (which is just utter nonsense these days). That’s far too *low* to be the point at which to start worrying […]

SQL Connections Spring 2012: Call for Abstracts

Yes, it's that time again. We're just about to have the Fall show so its time to start planning for the Spring 2012 show. Once again Kimberly and I will be Co-Chairs of the Conference and we'd like to invite you to submit abstracts for the Spring 2012 SQL Connections conference, to be held in Las Vegas, […]

Spring 2012 classes in Tampa, FL open for registration

We’ve¬†started to confirm our 2012¬†classes, and we’re coming to the south-east of the US by popular demand in Spring 2012! We’re teaching three 5-day classes back-to-back in Tampa, FL so not only can you get your learning on, you can also escape the winter weather and get your shorts and sunglasses on too! We don’t […]