Monthly Archive: February 2009

SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 : CTP is available!

Yes, you read that right; for those of you waiting to try SQL Server 2008 until SP1 is available, we are one step closer.  You can download the CTP from the following URL: http://microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6f26fc45-f0ca-49cf-a6ee-840c7e8bb8af...

The XP SP3 / MSXML6 SP2 / SQL Server debacle

I see fingers pointing all over the place.  The Windows team blames the SQL team for making setup packages that can't bypass when a newer version of a file already exists on the target...

Requesting your input on Resource Governor

I am writing a whitepaper, and planning more presentations, on using Resource Governor in SQL Server 2008, and am looking for your feedback on making both of these more complete and relevant to real-world...