SQL Server fragmentation

Recently we started shredding “Oslo” daily builds into the “Oslo” Repository. We did this to help with internal development but also to get realistic operational data to validate our design and get realistic traces to use for stress and performance testing. We are learning a lot and have found a major bug that sometimes leads…

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Architectural design tenets and corollaries

Now that the codename “Oslo” repository is public I can discuss its architecture and design. When designing a new product or component I like to: 1.        Understand the business landscape. For example, what is the market opportunity, what are the major competitors, where are the competitors likely to be by the time the product is…

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