Euan Garden's BLOG

Life, the Universe, MS, VS, Testing and SQL Server

Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Mythbusters, SQL Server History follow up

    A while back I posted this entry about the history of SQL Server, one of the requests from folks who read the article was to post some box shots, well after a slightly amusing experience we finally managed to open the trophy cabinet that has all the old boxes in it. These are presented below for your...
  • Blog Post: SQL MythBusters – MSDE/SQL Express has a 5 concurrent user limit

    Oh man, if I had a quid for every time this has been answered in the newsgroups or at conferences it would be time to retire for sure! While validating this myth does not require another history lesson it might be useful. MSDE 1.0 The first version of MSDE was launched at TechEd in Dallas in...
  • Blog Post: SQL MythBusters – "SQL Server is really a Sybase product not a Microsoft one."

    There are lots of variations on this myth that I have heard/read over the years, most amusing of which is probably “Microsoft has not had time to mess up the Sybase code it bought yet so SQL Server is still a pretty solid product” Lets start with a history lesson, you can read a much more in depth...
  • Blog Post: New category of blog entry: SQL Myth Busters

    Over the Christmas break I was reading some good stuff on Slashdot(yes I know that seems like a contradiction, especially for a Microsoft employee, but bear with me) and one of their articles was an interview with the guys on the Discovery Channels MythBusters show, during the same reading session I...
Page 1 of 1 (4 items)