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January 24, 2008  8:00 AM

Best way to get assistance on the messages boards.

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry

There are literally thousands of different message boards on the Internet where you can find technical information from fellow IT professionals.  When asking questions on these boards there are some basic guidelines which most people like to have followed.  They are sometimes informal, but they...

November 28, 2007  7:38 AM

What’s up with the N in front of string values?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
DNS, Firewalls, Migration, Reporting

If you have looked at pretty much any Microsoft provided T/SQL code you have probably seen an N in front of a string value when setting a variable much like this. SELECT * FROM...

October 31, 2007  6:09 AM

What is Service Broker?

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
i5, Migration

Service Broker is a transaction message queueing system build into Microsoft SQL Server.  It provides you with in order, guaranteed single read, message processing that is handled and managed with T/SQL code.  This makes it extremely easy to send and process messages either within a single...

October 10, 2007  1:58 AM

Getting the right disk config for your SQL Server

Denny Cherry Denny Cherry Profile: Denny Cherry
i5, Migration

Many DBAs so not have the knowledge needed in the storage area to be able to ask the right questions to there storage engineers, and often storage engineers do not know the right questions to ask a DBA to get the answers that they need.  Because of this database storage ends up being configured...


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