Troubleshooting Performance Problems in SQL Server 2008

A new great whitepaper to bookmark amongst your favourites:   Troubleshooting Performance Problems in SQL Server 2008 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd672789.aspx   This documentation provides step-by-step guidelines for diagnosing and troubleshooting common performance problems by using publicly available tools such as:   SQL Server Profiler System Monitor (in the Windows Server 2003 operating system) or Performance Monitor (in…


Download SQL Server 2008 SP1

SQL Server 2008 SP1 final version has been released.   It contains all the announced great new features that we were all looking forward to, especially the slipstream and uninstall ones, which could save a lot of time (and headhackes) at installation time.   So just to recap, new features are:   Slipstream – You…


I’ back to Italy… and I’m loving IT!

Well well, long time without posting once again.   This time I have a good enough reason… which is my relocation back to… La Dolce Vita.   Yes, exactly, I am back in Italy, back to Milan, back to the place I grown up and where I have all of my family! Working in Microsoft…