Monthly Archives: August 2011

Book Review: The Information, by James Gleick

My intention is for this blog to be 90% technical database topics with the added depth, breadth and interest of 10% other interesting peripherally related topics. Today’s peripherally related topic is the book The Information, by James Gleick. Gleick’s name … Continue reading

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Black Box Trace

A database has been changed into simple recovery, and the CIO wants to know who did it. If you want to play along on your test instance run this command: ALTER DATABASE <your_full_recovery_db> SET RECOVERY SIMPLE; There are two main … Continue reading

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Hello world!

After years chasing culinary rockstar-dom I have done a career about face and now find my self a ripened old junior DBA. I thought that I might follow the fashion and start a blog. My intention is to use this … Continue reading

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