SQL2005 is here. This is a fantastic release with loads of opportunities to improve your systems and be a hero in Business Intelligence, notifications services, SSIS and more.
However the first role of a DBA is to protect the database i.e. backup!
2005 offers some significant opportunities in this space. Let's talk filegroups, partitioned backups and VLDB.
Geoff Orr is an MCAD with over 20 years experience in developing database systems. He has worked in all aspects of systems requirements along the full life cycle of the systems. He is a specialist in object oriented programming, database analysis and training. Recently, he has been working for Microsoft, providing SQL Premier Support through PSS.
SA Innovation Centre, L2 Santos House
Thursday, 13 April 2006