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Portuguese PFE SQL Server Team


  • Blog Post: Beam me up, Azure!

    I’ve decided that my next VM (hosting SQL Server 2014) was going to be built in Azure, taking advantage of my MSDN subscription and using “my” SQL Server bits as well. If you have a MSDN subscription you should really take advantage of this and perhaps host those in-house projects and...
  • Blog Post: About Maintenance Plans – grooming SQL Server

    Hello all, I admit I’m not a big fan of Maintenance Plans (the feature that goes by that name) mainly because of its “do or die” approach. So, it was not by chance that I wrote and keep updating the AdaptiveIndexDefrag procedure. Good maintenance (or lack thereof) may be the difference...
  • Blog Post: MOSS, BizTalk, SCOM and SQL Server Collations

    Hello all, The topic today is database and server collations. As part of pre-installation tasks for SQL Server, we should always take into account what is the collation required by the user databases. Why is that? Collation is a subject many times overlooked when installing SQL Server, and many just...
  • Blog Post: SQL Best Practices for Biztalk

    As promised in my last post, here is the post for SQL Best practices for a Biztalk installation. Althought the majority of best practices for a SQL Server instance are still valid for a Biztalk implementation we should consider some points that are different. In a Biztalk instance: Auto create...
  • Blog Post: SQL Best Practices for MOSS

    Hello all, One question that arises often is how can we correctly configure SQL Server to work with MOSS?. Although the majority of best practices for SQL does apply, there are some diferences that it is important to be aware of. 1 - Architecture recommendation 1.1 - Limit content database size...
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