Monthly Archives: July 2013

Using Mediawiki as a documentation tool

Some years ago, a coworker introduced me to using Mediawiki as a documentation tool and I got immediately hooked on it. The biggest pro is that it’s very easy to use and install (millions of people already use it on … Continue reading

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Distribution database causing high disk IO, many reads / sec.

Playing around with VMWare performance data, i found a server with unusual high disk IO, and by that I mean registering around 300 MB/sec all the time. This server was a SQL Server 2008 R2 with some tables being replicated … Continue reading

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Review of Ola Hallengren’s Scripts

Ola Hallengren is a Swede (I presume) who have developed these nifty scripts for performing backups, index maintenance and database checks. I’ve been using them for some years now and really favour them opposed to the built in Maintenance jobs … Continue reading

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