Two and a half minutes of awesome

These guys at SQL PASS presented on using Kinect to interact with SQL. Create databases by raising your arms. Delete databases by kicking them away. Back up databases by bringing your arms back. Awesome!


SQL Server Enterprise vs Standard

SQL Server 2008 R2 comes with a lot of features and functionality. Even the Standard version has a long list of capabilities to set DBAs drooling. But then there’s the Enterprise version. A question that comes up, more often than we’d like, is, “Why would I need Enterprise?” If there are so many features available…