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Archive for January, 2010

SQL Server 2008 R2 Coming in May, 2010

Posted by in SQL Server 2008 R2

I’m a few days late to the party, but it was announced that SQL Server 2008 R2 will be released in May, 2010.

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Political Lessons for the IT Crowd

Posted by in politics

Today’s blog entry is a lesson in politics. It’s one of the things I deal with more than anything else at customer sites – there’s the politics between groups of workers (say, the DBAs and the SAN guys), and the politics between individual people. Both come into play, and affect working relationships and how things […]

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IPv6, Windows Server 2008 (RTM and R2), and Failover Clustering

There has been a lot of discussion lately among MVPs around “Should/can I disable IPv6 on Windows Server 2008 (RTM or R2) for servers that will act as failover clustering nodes?” Obviously this affects any products such as SQL Server or Exchange that will be then clustered on top of a Windows Server 2008 failover cluster. […]

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In Los Angeles? Come See Me Speak!

I’ll be presenting at the Los Angeles SQL Server Professionals Group on January 21st. For complete details, check their website.

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