Anyway this post should focus on some different distressing news about SQL 2012. If you have current software assurance (SA) for SQL Server 2008 R2, this allows you to slide into SQL Server 2012 while maintaining CAL licensing (by the way this is not pos
Backup device is a standard backup file. But this file is registered in management studio and often used to store more than one backups from database. There are also some pros and cons in usage compared to standard backups stored in folders and made by ma
Few days ago I have noticed that there will be a change (again) in certification paths for next generation of SQL servers. So I would like to recommend some thoughts about this from Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM) of Brent Ozar PLF Company.
Recently I had some issues with SQL server 2008 R2 service pack 1 installation. From first perspective it looks like an issue with corrupted installation package, but true issue was somewhere else. It was a windows installer.