Scottish SQL Server User Group Meeting – 25th Feb

The next Scottish SQL Server User Group meeting will take place in the Microsoft Edinburgh office on Thursday the 25th February. Quest Software’s Iain Kick will be talking about performance troubleshooting and Alistair Board and Martin Bell will be talking about their experiences and resources available for learning SQL Server. As always, it promises to…


Mirroring Multiple SQL Server Databases on a Single Instance

This is a question I get asked a lot by customers (last week being the latest) and the answer really depends on which platform you are running on. There is a support policy in Books Online that states that we only support a maximum of 10 mirrored databases per instance on 32-bit systems, however in…


Caching SSRS Reports for Performance

I’ve been fairly quiet on the blogging-front recently, but I have been busy working with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) ! I’ve also been fortunate enough to present a session to customers on SSRS scalability at a recent Business Intelligence Operations Day in Reading, UK. One thing that struck me from that day was that…

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