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Book Review: SQL Server Hardware

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Review of Glenn Berry’s book SQL Server Hardware

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SSDs Just Keep Getting Better

I really like my new laptop, the Panasonic CF-S9 from Japan (i5-540, 8GB of memory, 12.1″ widescreen, 8 – 12 hour battery life, under 3lbs – yes, under 3lbs). I don’t always say that as I fall out of love with laptops pretty quickly. Is it perfect? No. I’ve definitely got some gripes with it. […]

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USB 3.0 – I’m a Believer!

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My conversion to Windows 7 RTM is complete. The new install took all of 20 minutes, but took way longer to install and configure everything I needed. I even decided to bite the bullet and install Office 10 Beta. So far, so good. The application I’ve used the most is Outlook, and it has one nice […]

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