Posts Categorized: SQL Server
A short post to direct people’s attention to and solicit comments on the following from someone who is admittedly a hero of mine, Richard Stallman. That blockquote links to the article at the Guardian where Stallman is interviewed and quoted. Please follow it to read the article in its entirety.What do you think?
Welcome to the 116th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
he morning begins with this page: “a large number of sessions are blocked on one of your managed SQL Server 2005.” So you go and check out the Activity Monitor, and you can tell something unusual is going on. Knowing the procedure, it’s then a matter of discarding possibilities. The common causes of COMPILE locking are well documented on the Microsoft KB, “Description of SQL Server blocking caused by compile locks”, so if you have a chance, go on and read that. If you don’t, then this is the gist of it here.
Welcome to the 115th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
This is the 114th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
I’m writing to help get the word out that Microsoft announced a major security vulnerability in GDI+, a component that is included and vulnerable to remote code execution exploits in every supported release of SQL Server 2005. You can find our more about the vulnerabilities and affected products (there’s a long list, not just SQL 2005) at the Microsoft announcement here.
his is the 113th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
Welcome to the 112th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.
Crisis has struck! This week’s Log Buffer editor had to beg off at the eleventh hour when his time vanished. It happens. But, in every crisis, an opportunity (well . . . maybe, maybe not). The opportunity — an open discussion of this week’s best database blog articles. Readers in control.
A few days ago I had a new idea for a blog post. A post about what it really takes to be a good database administrator. I began by researching what others had done on the topic. At the end of this post you will find links to six of the posts I found that provided some insight into this question. Even after uncovering this information, I thought I could add something to the mix from my own experiences. So here we go!