I wish to know as a SQL server administrator what difference do you see between 2008 & 2005?
Does SQL server 2008 contains something like Oracle GRID to manage tonnes of remote databases from a single dashboard?
Oracle Grid is very similar to BMC patrol or Quest tools which monitor availability as well as performance of remote systems centrally. Email/SMS alerts could be raised when database/os/hardware threshold hits a preset limit.
Yes, you have Policy-Based Management tool which introduces the Central Management Server. Here are some references.
This use case outlines the migration challenges that organizations face and how the Acronis AnyData Engine supports physical-to-physical (P2P), physical-to-virtual (P2V), virtual to physical (V2P), and cross-virtual (V2V) migration scenarios to address these challenges.
There have been several questions about Large Transaction Log Files in SQL Server 2008, and how to get rid of them when disk space has become critical. This article will explain how to disable full recovery and implement simple recovery that carries…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview how to record your screen with Microsoft Expression Encoder. This program is still free and open for the public to download.
This will be demonstrated using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…