Tag: Microsoft SQL Server

Log Buffer #327, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Nelson Mandela, The Madiba, said: ” There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” Bloggers return to their blogs to experience the same charming thing, and database…

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How Filtered Indexes Look Like (Part 2)

In the first part of this series on Filtered Indexes, I talked about how SQL Server navigates through the index structure and used a clustered index as an example to demonstrate how the process works. To continue this series, we’ll look at…

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Log Buffer #326, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Just like the new car model excites the car enthusiasts, the new version of the database products fascinates the database professionals. A plethora of blog posts sprung up as the new versions of databases are released. Oracle, SQL Server, and…

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How Filtered Indexes Look Like (Part 1)

“During one of my SQL Server Index Internals presentation, an attendee asked me how filtered indexes look like and if they are stored exactly the way the traditional indexes are. I was tempted to show the internals of how filtered…

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Update on Home Learning Lab – Hyper-V

This is an update on my “Setting up a home learning lab” post. I have recently decided to upgrade the host OS on my desktop to Windows 8 Professional so I could check out Hyper-V as a virtualization platform and…

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Log Buffer #325, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Close your eyes and imagine an affordable holiday featuring islands, pools, simmering white sandy beaches, and clubs. Chances are that you’re thinking about a resort in Hawaii, Fiji or French Polynesia. Now picture such a trip right now. I’ll give…

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Log Buffer #324, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

A blog post is a composition in an informal verse, usually characterized by the sharing of ideas, experiences, and opinionated news. This vivid explanation of valuable ramblings about the database technologies is what makes this Log Buffer Edition again.

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Log Buffer #323, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

The onslaught of blogs is hard to ignore and underestimate. Blogging has become part of technologists everywhere, including the database professionals and evangelists. This Log Buffer Edition appreciates that and consists of blogs from Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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Log Buffer #322, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Log Buffer’s collection of blogs from across the world of various databases is all about nifty features, cool tricks, pragmatic tips, real world war stories, and much more.

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Log Buffer #321, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Can’t find what you want or need? Do you have a tip or trick to share? Do you want to lament over a technical woe? If yes, then blog and send it to us for the Log Buffer, just as…

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