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Quickie: 10 hiddens gems in SQL 2k5
Sun, Jul 22 2007 5:14
I know its been so long since I last blogged, but I've been extremely busy. I promise to come back, with a vengeance. Meanwhile, enjoy this wonderful article Top 10 Hidden Gems in SQL Server 2005 , courtesy of my MVP friends Moustafa Arafa and Alirez... Read More...
New SQL Server in 2008?
Sat, May 12 2007 5:21
Microsoft is trying to make good on its promise of introducing a new version of SQL Server every two to three years. SQL Server 'Katmai', which is the upcoming version of SQL Server, promised in 2008, has many new enhancements, including but not... Read More...
by Bashar Lulu - MVP
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Quickie: SQL 2005 Service Manager
Mon, Apr 2 2007 3:58
Remember the service manager in SQL 2000. Yes, that nice little icon near the clock in the system tray that showed the status of the SQL Server service. Well, it went missing in the 2005 version of SQL. Well, some cool dude has created one for SQL Server... Read More...
Quickie: SQL 2000 with SQL 2005
Sun, Apr 1 2007 2:56
Here's a quickie; if you need to interoperate two SQL servers, one version 2000 and the other version 2005, then you must ensure that Service Pack 4 is installed on the 2000 version. Otherwise it won't be able to recognize the other SQL server. Just thought... Read More...
by Bashar Lulu - MVP
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Back from the dead!
Wed, Mar 28 2007 2:35
It is amazing how big an effect jet lag has on ones body. Ever since my return from Seattle I've only come around to blogging, today! Enough said. When I'm coding (and I'm doing a lot of that nowadays) I always have a problem with connection strings.... Read More...
SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2
Mon, Feb 26 2007 4:22
Yes, SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 is available for download. You can get it here: . For what's new in SQL 2k5 SP2, click here: Read More...