Tag Archives: File-System

Problem removing files from TempDB

I recently ran into an interesting problem while attempting to remove approximately half of the TempDB data files configured in a testing environment. As you might expect, there are various SQL Server tasks that are performed infrequently by a DBA, and this is … Continue reading

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How to remove your Virtual machine’s BLOAT

Well I guess its been a long time since I have offered you a useful nugget of information or help, so I have decided to haul myself to the keyboard and provide a useful tip that I have been saving … Continue reading

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SQLRally Scalable Shared Database Demo Redux

Several weeks ago now I had the honour of presenting at the very first ever SQLRally event in Orlando Florida and I gave a presentation around the very large (no pun intended) subject of scaling out your SQL Server data. … Continue reading

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