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June, 2008

  • Assess your System (Part 1of3) Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    Today I want to post about three very useful free tools from Microsoft which can assist you in automating the process of assessing your systems : - MBSA (Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer) - SQL BPA (Best Practice Analyzer) for SQL 2000 and...
  • Data and Backup Compression in SQL 2008 (Part 2)

    After my follow-up post about our SQL Server 2008 event in TVP , where I've presented about SQL Server 2008 Data and Backup compression (well, actually, I did made another last minute presentation on behalf of a friend on SQL 2008 Upgrade :-)), I've been...
  • SQL Server - Speed up your Disks!

    I've already blogged some time ago about Microsoft recommendation for SQL Server Storage Best Practices . Is there anything else you should be aware in order to maximise the performances of your disk subsystem ? Oh yeah. Volume Alignment ...
  • SQL 2008 OpsDay - Data and Backup Compression

    Hi all, Just wanted to thank all the attendees that participated to yesterday's event on SQL Server 2008 in TVP - Reading. We've received great feedback on the content of the day, and I really hope everybody went back home (for some of you...
  • Ms Store Launches in UK!

    On the 2nd June 2008 Microsoft announced the launch of Microsoft Store in the UK. Microsoft Store will bring together a wide range of our consumer products for the first time, allowing customers to explore and purchase through a single, online experience...