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damian widera (79 Posts)


Transactional replication – how to initialize a subscription from a backup

Posted October 13, 2014

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In Replication, SQL Server

Today I had a chance to initialize my scubscription in transactional replication from backup. The database is quite big (120GB) and I thought it I would be... more »

Swedish SQL Server User Group – my sessions in September

Posted September 28, 2014

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I had a great privilege to have two sessions in Sweden in September. The first was done in Malmo and the second I gave in Stockholm.  The talks were about... more »

Trace flags – TF 7806

Posted August 29, 2014

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In SQL Server, trace flags

The trace flag 7806 is necessary when a DBA would like to use the dedicated administrator connection (DAC) in the SQL Server Express. The DAC is turned off... more »

Trace flags – TF 1117

Posted August 12, 2014

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I had a session about trace flags this year on the SQL Day 2014 conference that was held in Wrocław at the end of April. The session topic is important to... more »

Memories about Tadeusz Golonka

Posted June 03, 2014

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In Mentor, Tadeusz Golonka, Uncategorized

Today at 10:55 AM, Tadeusz Golonka – my greatest  Mentor and Teacher  passed away. I had te opportunity to met Tadek in person several... more »

Annual SQL Server conference in Poland – SQLDay 2014

Posted May 16, 2014

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In Conference, SQL Server, SQLDay, Uncategorized

We had a great 3-days conference this year in Poland. The SQLDay (7th edition) is an annual community conference. We started in 2008 as a part of C2C... more »

In-Memory OLTP Sample for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Posted May 14, 2014

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In Hekaton, SQL Server 2014, Uncategorized

I have just found a very good resource about Hekaton (In-memory OLTP feature in the SQL Server 2014). On the Codeplex site you can find the newest Hekaton... more »

SQL Server 2014 has come into the light – the RTM will be available on 1st April

Posted March 18, 2014

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In SQL Server, Uncategorized

“Today I am very happy to announce SQL Server 2014 has been released to manufacturing and will be generally available on April 1.”  More... more »

Strange behaviour on CHECK constraint

Posted March 16, 2014

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In SQL Server, Uncategorized

Last Friday I asked myself: imagine I have a CHECK constraint enabled on a column in a table. What would happen if I try to enable it again?  My question... more »