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Saying Farewell to Tom Phillips of EC2 Windows

This is my tribute to Tom Phillips, director of EC2 Windows, whose life in many eyes was taken before his time. He was born in Michigan on February 21, 1959 and passed away on December 3, 2011 at the age of 52. He was a very generous man and I am blessed to have known him. I […]

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Install Word Press on IIS 7 (step by step)

Install WordPress – it takes 5 mins Prerequisites The supported operating systems for the Web PI 3.0 are Windows 7, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later versions, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and later versions. […]

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PowerShell and TSQL code to list database information

Let’s say you want to get a list of all the tables in your database, along with their row counts and data space used. This would be really nice to know if you could not get it from SQL Server Management Studio. (SSMS) Well, today you are in luck, because I am going to show […]

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Be careful using sysprep with Windows 2008 r2 in a cloud environment

First off, this is an excellent post on the new changes with sysprep with Windows 7/Windows 2008r2: http://briandesmond.com/blog/how-to-sysprep-in-windows-server-2008-r2-and-windows-7/ I could not write it better myself, so if you need help with sysprep and all the new changes, please review Brain Desmond’s blog on it. Instead, I want to highlight a key point, when you are […]

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Have a need to port existing SQL Server Agent Jobs?

If you are like me, you have a few SQL Servers that you are managing and sometimes you write a cool job and say to yourself that would be awesome if I could take this job on Server A and allow Server B to run this job as well. Well, a good friend of mine (Jeremy Carter […]

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Brief Introduction to Windows Azure

First blog 🙂 Hey everyone, last week I was talking with a good friend of mine Antoine Victor from ProDataMan. I told him that I was looking at Microsoft’s efforts with cloud computing, which is called Windows Azure, so he asked me to write-up a short blog on this technology. I hate to start off […]

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