Monthly Archives: April 2015

  1. Presenting at the PASS DBA Virtual Chapter

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    April 30, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    On July 8, I will be presenting for the PASS DBA Virtual Chapter. I haven’t presented for this group in …
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  2. Human Factors of a DR Test

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    April 29, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that everyone does a regular disaster recovery test. You DO …
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  3. Look for me at #sqlsatpuertorico

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    April 28, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    Next weekend is SQL Saturday #373 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There is something about having a training event on …
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  4. Handy Query: Is LPIM Enabled?

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    April 27, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    My counterpart in our R&D department is a strong believer that enabling Lock Pages in Memory is required for our …
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  5. Handy Query: When Did My Instance Start?

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    April 24, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    My company has a rule. We must reboot each of our Windows servers at least quarterly in order to ensure …
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  6. When one door closes… #sqlsatbostonbi

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    April 23, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    There is an old adage that says when one door closes, another one opens. That’s exactly how SQL Saturdays work …
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  7. We raised $1,605 for @rosiesplace

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    April 22, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    As a SQL Saturday organizer, I have a fun job. I get to help people learn more about SQL Server. …
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  8. SQL Saturday Boston 2015 #sqlsat364

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    April 20, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    SQL Saturday Boston 2015 #364 has come and gone. We had an AWESOME day. Our speakers are all amazing people …
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  9. Group Therapy at #nesql

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    April 20, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    Last Thursday was our monthly user group meeting at New England SQL. Our speaker was Andy Novick, and he was …
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  10. Handy Script: Testing Database Mail Configurations

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    April 16, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    In my environment, we enable database mail on every instance. While we have very few clients or applications that use …
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