In February this year we stopped off in Bangkok on the way to and from teaching in Hyderabad. On one of the days we did some
Jack Li, one of the Senior Escalation Engineers in Product Support, just posted details of an interesting case over on the CSS blog – his article
After teaching some of the MCM-SharePoint class last week, one of the attendees pointed me at a blog post about measuring churn in SharePoint databases.
In this week's survey, I'd like to know *how* you run consistency checks, not how often. I'll report on the results next week (around 3/27/09)
I’m teaching the Microsoft Certified Masters – Database qualification this week here in Redmond, and in part of day one I discuss the FILESTREAM directory
As you may know, Kimberly and I teach (and wrote) the first week of the 3-week Microsoft Certified Master – Database qualification. From next week
Both 2005 SP3 CU2 and 2005 SP2 CU12 contain fixes for two bugs that cause corruption in LOB data. The first bug may happen when
As you may know, DBCC CHECKDB (and some of the other DBCC CHECK*) commands use an internal database snapshot to get a transactionally consistent view
This is an interesting case that cropped up yesterday – the transaction log is damaged so a log backup doesn’t work (with the error below):
This question came up in a class I was teaching a few weeks ago: given that the variable-length column offset array in a record only
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