Category Archives: SQL 2008

Thank the SQL Gods!

Microsoft has listened to the out cry of SQL DBAs everywhere! New service packs will be released for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 extending it’s lifecycle for another 12 months! I am not sure about you but … Continue reading

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Where is the key to the LOCK?

This past Friday evening, a simple data import process (that has been working for several months), decided to not work correctly.  Because there was no “early warning” type of notifications systems on the SQL 2005 server, the SQL Agent Job … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics (B2B: Intro)

On occasion, an IT personnel (non-DBA) is tasked with providing SQL support.  Either with installation, upgrading, backups, restores, moving databases or other tasks that normally would not fall under their “job description”.  Trust me I have been there.  We call … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 SP2 is available for download today! – SQL Server Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

One new key feature “Reporting Services in SharePoint Integrated Mode. SQL Server 2008 SP2 provides updates for Reporting Services integration with SharePoint products. SQL Server 2008 SP2 report servers can integrate with SharePoint 2010 products. SQL Server 2008 SP2 also … Continue reading

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