CHECKDB (Part 6): Consistency checking options for a VLDB

(Yippee – just finished my certification dives and got my PADI Open Water certification – just in time for our dive trip to Indonesia in December 🙂  This is a question that comes up a lot – in fact 3 times this week already – most recently during a guest lecture I did on DBCC… Read more

Final TechEds of the year coming up in November

It’s been a little hectic since I came back from the China/Hong Kong trip. I’ve been spending a lot of time getting decks ready for more TechEds and an internal training program. I’ve also been doing a course to get my PADI Open Water Diver certification in preparation for a two-week dive trip to Wakatobi in… Read more

SQLIOSim available for download

  There has already been a great deal of excitement over the release of SQLIOSim, and I know everyone is hungry for more details.  First the final cut of SQLIOSim is available for download at the Microsoft Download center.    Inside the package you’ll find 2 executable files, SQLIOSim.exe and  The… Read more