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Notifications for SQL Server Agent Restarts

Introduction In this article we will set up an email notification at the SQL Server level whenever SQL Server and the SQL Server Agent Restarts. The article will   useful for DBA’s who support a large number of database servers which they cannot manually connect to   daily to check the SQL Server status, SQL job status […]

Create a Performance Baseline Repository

Terms used in this article Execution or SQL Execution represents a call to a Stored Procedure or an SQL Batch. General Description This process creates a Baseline repository that holds summarized data of all SQL Executions executed on an instance of SQL Server. The repository lights up your SQL Server’s activity and exposes interesting information […]

Visual Studio LightSwitch Tutorial

Detailed walkthrough on creating a simple application using Visual Studio LightSwitch.

Manage Database Projects With Visual Studio 2010

This article demonstrates how to manage database projects with Visual Studio 2010.

IIS Application Pools for ASP.NET Apps

This article demonstrates how to manage and optimize IIS pools for running ASP.NET apps.

WCF Tutorial

Prior to .Net 3.0 it was not an easy matter to select a particular technology for communicating between systems due to the number of technologies available from  Microsoft. For example, users could have used Web Service to communicate between a Java based application and a .Net application; WSE users  could have take advantage of some […]

Unicode Compression in SQL Server 2008 R2

 Introduction Data Compression was first introduced in SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2 when Microsoft introduced a new storage format called VARDECIMAL to store decimal and numeric data types as variable length columns. In SQL Server 2008, Microsoft enhanced Data Compression feature to compress fixed length data types such as INTEGER, CHAR and FLOAT. […]

ASP.NET Hosting Guide

Detailed guide to shared, VPS and dedicated hosting.

Exchange Server Performance – Optimizing Database Availability Groups (DAG)

Under a DAG configuration,  mailbox data is replicated across several hosts.  The result of this is that in Exchange Server 2010 it is now less important to build in system level redundancy. If a DAG node fails, as opposed to  rebuilding it, we can simply build a node, add it as a replica, the data will replicate to it.
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