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Fun With Naming Conventions

Naming conventions are fun until someone gets hurt

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POLL: Automated/Sysprepped Failover Cluster Deployments

I'm curious to get your thoughts on whether or not you'd like to see Microsoft implement things so that the entire installation process for a failover cluster can be nearly, or completely, automated. Please take the poll found at this link. I'll share the results.

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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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