sql server, user groups

July 2009 Baltimore SQL Server Users Group Meeting

Passing along the Baltimore SQL Server Users Group July 2009 Meeting Announcement.  I’m considering attending since we use Reporting Services and SQL Server 2008 here at work.  Here’s the information in case you may be interested in attending.  Don’t forget to RSVP via email as noted below. General Meeting Information Date: Monday, July 6, 2009 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Merkle…

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SQL Server 2008 SP1 Final Released?

We’ve had an open support ticket with Microsoft due to some bugs we’re seeing with SQL Server Reporting Services 2008.  After Microsoft saying that the Update Pack 4 for SQL Server 2008 (released back in mid-March) would fix our problems, they sent us an email this week letting us know that the final version of Service Pack 1 for SQL…

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SQL Server (2008) Performance Tuning Resources

Here is a (running) list of some SQL Server Performance Tuning resources that I’ve compiled over the past week or so.  These have been helpful in educating me on the black art of database performance tuning.  I realize the title states SQL Server 2008, but really most of these probably apply for SQL Server 2005 and 2008.  I, particularly am…

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SQL Server 2008 RTM released!

Not that I think I’m breaking any news here, but SQL Server 2008 has been officially RTM (released to manufacturing).  So far I’ve been very pleased working with SQL Server 2008 and am excited to get my RC0 version updated to an official release. One thing I stumbled across was a warning users to wait for Visual Studio.NET 2008 SP1…

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