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Choosing Between SQL Server 2012 & SQL Server 2008

Why Use SQL Server 2012 instead of SQL Server 2008 R2? What are typical bases for making the decision? Which apply to this decision? When would we not choose 2012? Let’s dig in. As all of you know, SQL Server … Continue reading

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Understanding AlwaysOn & Mirroring with SQL Server 2012

Today, we dig back into SQL Server 2012 to look at AlwaysOn, Clustering, Log Shipping , Mirroring , Replication & Snap Shots, focusing on the what, the why and the who cares! I’ve been asked about these different items repeatedly … Continue reading

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SQL Server Files and Filegroups: A conversation

Discussing SQL Server Files and Filegroups                 What are they?                 Why are they important?                 What do I … Continue reading

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SQL Server: Understanding Log Files

Welcome to The Next Byte.  The Gentle Care and Feeding of Log files: What are log files and why do we care? How are log files configured? What else do we need to know about log files? In the beginning, … Continue reading

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SharePointing SQL Server: The Next Byte

  If you’re all caught up on my first post regarding Installing & Configuring SQL Server for SharePoint Farms, then let’s happily move forward with my next installment of “SharePointing SQL Server: The Next Byte…” Hello everyone! The sun is shining … Continue reading

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Installing & Configuring SQL Server for SharePoint Farms

Hello everyone! Summer is all around us… The sun is shining bright. The sky’s clear. The birds are chirping. Let’s talk about some fun things such as: “SharePointing” SQL Server! You’re thinking: Wow! That sounds like fun, but what is … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint: The Next Byte

…THE NEXT BYTE The Next Byte is our series of posts about the relationship between SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft SharePoint, written by database administrator Don Conrad. Missed the last post? Please read “Microsoft SQL Server: The Database Behind SharePoint”. … Continue reading

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