SQL Server

Understanding AlwaysOn & Mirroring with SQL Server 2012

2013-04-18T10:22:49+00:00 April 18th, 2013|

Today, we dig back into SQL Server 2012 to look at AlwaysOn, Clustering, Log Shipping , Mirroring , Replication & Snap Shots, focusing on the what, the why and the who cares! I’ve been asked about these different items repeatedly by various other engineers and users. […]

SQL Server Files and Filegroups: A conversation

2012-11-26T14:27:26+00:00 November 26th, 2012|

Discussing SQL Server Files and Filegroups                 What are they?                 Why are they important?                 What do I need to know about them? All will be revealed as [...]

SQL Server: Understanding Log Files

2012-10-01T11:43:15+00:00 October 1st, 2012|

Welcome to The Next Byte.  The Gentle Care and Feeding of Log files: What are log files and why do we care? How are log files configured? What else do we need to know about log files? In the beginning, SQL existed over all the realms of information.  SQL saw [...]

SharePointing SQL Server: The Next Byte

2012-07-24T04:35:38+00:00 July 24th, 2012|

  If you’re all caught up on my first post regarding Installing & Configuring SQL Server for SharePoint Farms, then let’s happily move forward with my next installment of “SharePointing SQL Server: The Next Byte…” Hello everyone! The sun is shining bright. It’s hot outside. The grass needs watering. I’m sweltering. [...]

Installing & Configuring SQL Server for SharePoint Farms

2012-07-03T05:51:16+00:00 July 3rd, 2012|

Hello everyone! Summer is all around us… The sun is shining bright. The sky’s clear. The birds are chirping. Let’s talk about some fun things such as: “SharePointing” SQL Server! You’re thinking: Wow! That sounds like fun, but what is it? Well, this edition of The Next Byte has all [...]

New Features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012

2012-05-15T07:48:49+00:00 May 15th, 2012|

(Welcome to The Next Byte, a series on Microsoft SharePoint and SQL Server written by Don Conrad, a.k.a. “Don SQL”, the Fpweb.net SharePoint database wizard and expert in all things SQL-related. In this post Don examines new features in SQL Server 2012. Missed an installment of The Next Byte? Check [...]

Sneak Preview: New Features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012

2012-03-19T08:51:06+00:00 March 19th, 2012|

(Don Conrad, a.k.a. “Don SQL”, is Fpweb.net’s resident database wizard and expert in all things Microsoft SQL related. In this post he examines the next version of SQL Server. Missed an installment of The Next Byte? Check out Don’s complete Microsoft SharePoint and SQL Server series.)  The Next Byte – [...]

Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint: The Next Byte

2012-02-27T07:14:39+00:00 February 27th, 2012|

…THE NEXT BYTE The Next Byte is our series of posts about the relationship between SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft SharePoint, written by database administrator Don Conrad. Missed the last post? Please read “Microsoft SQL Server: The Database Behind SharePoint”. Up for discussion: A high-level description of SQL Server What [...]

SQL Server Administration for Microsoft SharePoint Hosting

2012-01-29T11:24:29+00:00 January 29th, 2012|

(Meet Don Conrad, affectionately known as Don SQL in the office. This introduction into the SQL arena paves the way for further SQL content from Don.) Hello, I’m Don Conrad. I’m the Database/Systems Architect for Fpweb.net, a dedicated SharePoint hosting company. Hosting SharePoint sites for customers around the globe is [...]