SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit

Just received a notification that a new downloadable training for R2 is released. The SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit is ideal for developers who want to understand how to take advantage of the key improvements introduced in SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 in their applications, as well as…

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MS Days is coming!

The most interesting and exciting IT event in the year – Microsoft Days is coming! You can register at the event’s official page and hurry up, the places are limited. This year our colleagues responsible for organizing the event promise a spectacular conference, and I kind of believe them. Some links The event’s official page…

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Just got the MCM SQL 2008!

Hi there and sorry for not blogging recently. It has been a tough period with intensive projects and final exams for MCM. And I did it! I am so happy and so proud that I got my Microsoft Certified Master Certification. It is really a certificate and a grade in my carrier that worth it,…

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The SHRINKDATABASE Evil

I mentioned in my previous Fragmentation post to not use the SRHINKDATABASE during the maintenance, and to switch off auto-shrink option. Some of you probably believe me and just don’t use it, but some of you wait an explanation and don’t accept advises based on promises 🙂 Well, let me prove you what the shrinkdatabase…

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Fragmentation – the database performance killer

Fragmentation is something that we don’t usually pay enough attention but it causes a very large percents of cases with performance degradation. Sometimes it plays a main destructive role for the overall performance of our database. Disk fragmentation There are different kinds of fragmentation. One type of fragmentation is a disk fragmentation, where the disk…

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SQL Server 2008 SP1

Almost a month ago the SQL Server 2008 SP1 was launched. I had a question or some kind of complain that it cannot be installed or it hangs. So I decided to test it. Well, installation was ok, it passed successfully no matter if the instance is stopped or started. So you could apply SP1…

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MS Days 2009

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От къде започна всичко..

?????? ??????? ??????? ?????????? ???????-??????, ????? ???????? ??? ??????????? ?? ???? ????. ?????? ????????????! ????? ?????? ?? ????? ?? ???? ?? ??????? ‘Magi’s life in SQL’ ????? ???? ?????? ?????? ? ?????? ?? ??????????? ?? ????????????? ??????????? ??? ?????. ???????? ?? ????? „???? ?? ?????” ? ????? ????? ?????? ? ????????? ??????????: „?? ????????? ??…

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Welcome to my new blog!

Here we go, I have just created a blog! I didn’t know that it will take too long for me. My friends often say: What’s going on with you? Why don’t you publish? Well, everything is just on time. I suppose now I know and I feel that there is something I can share with…

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