Friday, June 24, 2005

Microsoft Anti Spyware

A new beta build has been released
Check out this link for more information

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

MSDN TV - Reporting Services 2005

A nice MSDN TV movie with tips and tricks for Reporting Services in SQL Server 2005:

TempDB guidelines

Wow, I found a really good article on TempDB in SQL Server 2005.
Check it out here and a little update here

SQL Server 2005 Resources

An excellent list of SQL Server 2005 resources can be found here

Assessments for SQL Server 2005

There are some assessments available on SQL Server 2005.
I scored 70% on the SQL Server 2005 for Developers test, not too bad for a first time I hope :-)

In case you wonder, I'm not bored, I'm just testing some processes that take quite some time ;-)

Time for some marketing material :-)

SQL Server outperforms Oracle on SAP (4 CPU platform) here

And a security comparison here

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Performance Advisor

Check out this cool program from Microsoft!
It's a diagnostics program that collects performance information. Once the program collected the data you can get a nice overview of all the information captured. It is a highly configurable program and not for the faint of heart. It supports trending if you have a SQL Server 2000 database available.

Monday, June 20, 2005

SQL Server 2005 - June CTP Installed

Aha finally gotten around to installing SQL Server 2005 June CTP.
I wanna play but it's too late :( I need some rest if I want to make it through the week :)

AWE vs SQL Server 2000 SP4 - Fix available

The fix for the AWE/SP4 problem has arrived!