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.   http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/8/0/3804cb1c-a911-4d12-8525-e5780197e0b5/SQLIOSimX86.exe http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/5/2/65286f65-bff2-42b8-b0c9-87f117855069/sqliosimX64.exe http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/c/f/2cf8fb0a-a943-456b-9cf5-68ce426180a1/SQLIOSimIA64.exe    Inside the package you’ll find 2 executable files, SQLIOSim.exe and SQLIOSim.com.  The… Read more