Yearly Archive: 2008

SQL Server does not care about the order of your bulk file!

SQL Server does not care about the order of your bulk file!

I have seen several people make this assumption over the past few weeks, and thought I should write up a little something to drive the point home.  Primarily people are expecting to take a...

Pushing for more disclosure in DMVs

I have been involved in several discussions over the past week involving getting more diagnostic information out of the DMVs in SQL Server 2008 and beyond. Yesterday, I asked for procedure recompiles to be...

SQL Quiz : Career Challenges

SQL Quiz : Career Challenges

I was tagged by Denis Gobo to write a bog post about career challenges and how I overcame them.  I'm not going to tag anyone else because I can't seem to find anyone that...

CU2 for SQL Server 2008 is missing!

UPDATE 2008-12-03 The download packages for the database engine have returned to the download page.  Make sure you download the file labeled "SQL_Server_2008_Cumulative_Update_2" to apply to machines where the SQL Server engine is present,...