Monthly Archive: November 2008

Troubleshooting Service Broker through SQL Server error logs

Troubleshooting Service Broker through SQL Server error logs

Last week I was trying to troubleshoot some activation stored procedures in Service Broker.  One nice thing about this framework is that it logs activation procedure errors in the SQL Server error log, since...

PASS Keynote, Wednesday: "Delivering on Our Data Platform Vision"

PASS Keynote, Wednesday: "Delivering on Our Data Platform Vision"

The keynote today was delivered by Ted Kummert, Corporate VP, Data and Storage Platform Division at Microsoft.   Before Ted started, Wayne Snyder showed up on stage, sitting on a hog and surrounded by...

My reasons for upgrading to SQL Server 2008

My reasons for upgrading to SQL Server 2008

I gave a presentation this morning to my bosses and co-workers explaining some of the benefits of upgrading to SQL Server 2008.  I thought it might be useful to some of you if I...

I forgot how fun it is to set up a new machine!

I forgot how fun it is to set up a new machine!

Okay, this isn't really about SQL Server, but I have been building a new machine today, and it is easily the most powerful computer that has ever been inside my house.  In fact it...