Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

SQL Intersection 2013 – Las Vegas in April

It’s not too hot, it can be fun, and after a full day of SQL Server learning, there are lots of things to do. I’m heading back to Las Vegas in April to speak at the new SQL Intersection event. … Continue reading

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Baselines

You come into work one day and as you sit down, your phone rings. It’s one of the business groups complaining that the database is running slow. You check the server and find CPU at 80%, 800 pages/sec, disk IOps … Continue reading

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Activating Windows 8 from MSDN

I installed Windows 8 recently and needed to activate it. I didn’t do this on the install since I didn’t have an Internet connection when I first set things up. This is a hardwired desktop, and I had to move … Continue reading

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