Category Archives: SQLServerPedia Syndication

  1. Do Not Enable AUTO_SHRINK

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    June 5, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    I was looking at syntax of DBCC SHRINKDATBASE today and came across a little gem. Yes, I’m shrinking. I’m also …
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  2. Recovery and Backup for Beginners

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    June 1, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    A few weeks ago, I started putting together a new presentation to give about database backups. The more I thought …
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  3. What the VLF?

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    May 10, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    When I interviewed for my current position, the hiring manager asked me if I knew anything about VLFs. My response …
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  4. SQL Saturday Boston: Vendor Management #sqlsat203

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    April 18, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    A few years ago, I worked for a construction management company. One of the things this company was really good …
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  5. SQL Saturday Boston: Sponsors #sqlsat203

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    April 17, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    I’m not sure if we got lucky or that our sponsors just assumed that Adam Machanic was running our event. …
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  6. Look for Me at #sqlsatroc and #sqlsat200

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    April 17, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    I have a busy few weeks coming up, and I’m pretty excited. On Saturday, May 11, I will be presenting …
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  7. Recapping SQL Saturday Boston #sqlsat203

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    April 16, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    About a year ago, I had this crazy idea. I wanted to organize a SQL Saturday for Boston. That’s when …
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  8. Twenty Four Hours with my Microsoft Surface Pro

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    April 15, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    A few months ago, my friend Brent Ozar bought a Microsoft Surface RT. And he returned it in pretty short …
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  9. The Art of Fighting with Developers

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    March 21, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    As a DBA, my job is to protect the data. And that means protecting it from all foes, internal and …
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  10. Knowing When a VM Moved Between Hosts

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    March 12, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    This weekend, I was asked to sit on a panel for an Ask the Experts/Stump the Chumps session. We got …
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