All things Data Related....

On this site I will be posting entries related to Data platform and analytics that I learn and believe could be valuable learning to others who want insight from their data

April, 2009

  • Get Ready for Teched 2009

    Pre-registrations for Teched 2009 have begun, so don’t miss out – go to: http://www.microsoft.com.au/teched/tech_ed_2009.aspx   As Australia's premier technical education event, it's a must for all IT professionals. Pre-register your interest now...
  • SQL Server Consolidation Resources

    In the current economic climate, it is important for IT to be agile and respond to business needs of managing costs. A method that has almost immediate impact on cost savings is to consolidate the servers. SQL Server’s are prime targets for such consolidation...
  • SQL Server 2008 SP1 Released

    Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 will be available today for customers. The Service pack is available via download at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=66ab3dbb-bf3e-4f46-9559-ccc6a4f9dc19     Version...
  • SQL Server I/O for Thought

    Following are the links specifically relating to best practices for setting up disk I/O for SQL Server workloads. Predeployment I/O Best Practices - http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2007/11/21/predeployment-i-o-best-practices.aspx Complete I/O Best...
  • Say good bye to performance issues in SQL Server 2008 with the aid of this whitepaper…

    A new white paper on SQL Server 2008 performance troubleshooting is now available and linked from our Technical Articles node in the MSDN Library. This paper is about 100 pages and covers the following in depth: CPU Bottlenecks Memory Bottlenecks I/O...
  • Little Off Topic - Augmented Reality & SQL Server

    Finally I found a cool demo of Augmented Reality that is near and dear to me – as it promotes Microsoft SQL Server 2008. I found out about it while searching for Augmented reality demos on Windows Live. The following blog entry - http://blog.mccann.be...