Monthly Archives: November 2012

PASS Summit 2012 – Networking

I was fortunate to attend my 4th PASS Summit. For the past 4 years I have flown out to Seattle Washington and attended the largest Microsoft SQL Server convention in the world. My first year was all about attending sessions … Continue reading

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Instant File Initialization with TDE

If you are using Transparent Data Encryption TDE and have Instant File Initialization turned on, you are not getting the benefits of Instant File Initialization. Microsoft does not provide many details around the reasoning why but I would have to … Continue reading

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Scripting out users

Many of us know the importance of scripting out our users on a regular bases in order to be able to before DR restores more efficiently.  If you are responsible for performing backup and restores or disaster recovery solutions and … Continue reading

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SQL Backup and Recovery

I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to write a book for Joes2Pros on a topic that is very important to me. As database professionals, few things are more important than being able to properly backup and recover our … Continue reading

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