Bob Duffy's Blobby Blog

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May, 2008

Blog - About

About SQL Server, BI and Database Stuff

I've been around custom application development in Ireland for about 15 years. Currently I am focusing on helping enterprise customers with SQL Server, BI and technologies.

I live with my wife and four children (yes four all under 8!), in Sandyford my main hobbies are playing with SQL Server, wrestling with kiddies, playing and watching UFC, board games, strategy games. 

Hopefully I'll be posting articles that people might find interesting ;-)

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    Configuring Max Worker Threads in SQL 2005

    One of the changes in SQL 20005 is that the default value of Max Worker Threads has changed from 255 to zero, meaning that SQL Server now automatically determines the optimum number of threads. You can determine the maximum number of threads SQL Server...
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    Using Windows 2008 on a Laptop

    I've taken the plunge and installed Windows 2008 64-bit on my laptop after a re-imaging "opportunity" caused by IpSec and dogfooding a pre-release of some software that will remain nameless. So far my trusty Dell 820 is working pretty well....
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