The ranting of an IT Professional:

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July 27, 2009  2:54 PM

Microsoft potshot: Oracle raising it’s pricing structure



Posted by: Jason Tramer
Microsoft, Oracle, pricing, SQL

Take a look: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/27/microsoft_disses_oracle_pricing/ So Microsoft reminds us that SQL server is still available at the same cost while Oracle is raising it's prices. Now if only SQL server was any good .... they might just have something there.

March 2, 2009  2:16 PM

SQL server not deleting files as part of Database Maintenance Plan



Posted by: Jason Tramer
bak, Database maintenance plan, SQL, SQL server not deleting files as part of Database Maintenance Pla

I have actually seen this issue now twice in a two week span at different clients with the same resolution so either it's a common issue or it's just a coincidence. In this scenario the database maintenance plan is set to delete old backup jobs, the job completes but the files are not deleted. In...


August 28, 2008  7:39 PM

SQL backup jobs failing



Posted by: Jason Tramer
SQL

 I don't work with SQL jobs too much, but here is an error I just got, but I was troubleshooting an issue with SQL backup jobs failing, here was the error in event log. tcpsvcs (2640) The backup has been stopped because it was halted by the client or the connection with the client...


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