Daily Archives: January 4, 2011

MCM Prep – Sliding the test

If you can’t cram enough for the test, what’s the thing to do? Slide the test. I realized last night that I was scheduled for this Friday, but I’m nowhere near prepared. Not that I’ll be totally prepared, but I’d … Continue reading

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MCM Prep – Only ONE Transaction Log File

Unlike for data files, SQL Server does not use multiple files for the transaction log in any way that improves performance. The writes are not striped across files. Instead SQL Server will write to one file, then the next, then … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2011

It seems amazing that it is already 2011, and we’re ten years past the point when I expected there to be a manned mission to Jupiter. Or at least hoped it would have happened. We look forward to 2011, with … Continue reading

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