Deep Dive: Active Directory ESE Version Store Changes in Server 2019

Hey everybody. Ryan Ries here to help you fellow AD ninjas celebrate the launch of Server 2019. Warning: As is my wont, this is a deep dive post. Make sure you’ve had your coffee before proceeding. Last month at Microsoft Ignite, many exciting new features rolling out in Server 2019 were talked about. (Watch MS… Read more

ESE Deep Dive: Part 1: The Anatomy of an ESE database

hi! Get your crash helmets on and strap into your seatbelts for a JET engine / ESE database special… This is Linda Taylor, Senior AD Escalation Engineer from the UK here again. And WAIT…… I also somehow managed to persuade Brett Shirley to join me in this post. Brett is a Principal Software Engineer in… Read more

The Version Store Called, and They’re All Out of Buckets

Hello, Ryan Ries back at it again with another exciting installment of esoteric Active Directory and ESE database details! I think we need to have another little chat about something called the version store. The version store is an inherent mechanism of the Extensible Storage Engine and a commonly seen concept among databases in general…. Read more