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Archive for March, 2009

Various Schedule Updates, Happenings, and a Thanks

Posted by in RunAs Radio, TechEd 2009, webcast

I’m doing a webcast with Unisys for SQL Server Magazine on April 14th entitled “SQL Server Consolidation: To Virtualize, or Not To Virtualize … That Is The Question” which will be at 12 noon EDT. Click here for more information and to register. It’s free! I’ll be taping a session with my friends over at RunAs Radio […]

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SQL Server 2008 SP1 & Slipstreamed Installations

As you may or may not know, with SQL Server 2008 you have the ability to patch installations before Setup. However, as of SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 (currently in CTP release), you can fully slipstream SP1 with the RTM installation media. This is good news for anyone configuring SQL Server. Bob Ward over […]

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Installing a SQL Server 2005 Failover Clustering Instance On A Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster – Part One (cluster.exe)

Hello all. I think it is appropriate that my first technical blog post be about clustering. I was doing some testing and setups for both my book and some upcoming webcasts, and for the first time in quite awhile, I tried to install a SQL Server 2005 failover clustering instance on a Windows Server 2008 […]

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Rant From A Fellow Industry Professional

Posted by in rant

We’re all in “the biz”, right? As you all know, I do just wee a bit of public speaking every year. I rely heavily on software like Powerpoint, or if I’m doing webcasts, various things. For the past year or more, I’ve been using Adobe’s Captivate 3 to put together some demos/clickthroughs that really look […]

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