Monthly Archives: July 2010

An Easy Way To Optimize Page Allocation in TempDB

The other day (prompted by a tweet by @buckwoody) I ran the Microsoft Baseline Analyzer on one of my SQL DBs. One of the recommendations it made was that I create multiple data files for tempDB as allocations were slow. I vaguely remember reading about doing this but was still hazy on the details. So… Read More »

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No I.T. Training Budget? Twitter to the Rescue!

As everyone knows the economy has been tough on the I.T. field. Redmond magazine even did a great piece in their June issue called “I.T. Hell: How the Recession Has Affected I.T. Jobs“. More often than not the first thing out the I.T. budget window is training and travel. Since technology changes almost daily an… Read More »

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