Category Archives: SQL

Announcing my SQLBits Pre-conference Session

Having been a speaker at SQLBits since 2010, I am excited to announce that I will be finally delivering a preconference session at this year’s event in Telford and it is only fitting that my session returns to subject matter … Continue reading

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Configuring Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 for YUM without a Redhat Subscription

It has been a very long time since I have installed a Redhat Enterprise Linux distribution having tended to prefer Ubuntu based distributions (such as Linux Mint) or CentOS if I really wanted a Redhat derivative (although for Oracle Database … Continue reading

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The Transaction Log, Delayed Durability, and considerations for its use with In-Memory OLTP – Part I

In this mini-series of posts, we will discuss how the mechanics of SQL Server’s transaction logging work to provide transactional durability. We will look at how Delayed Durability changes the logging landscape and then we will specifically see how In-Memory … Continue reading

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