Monthly Archives: March 2011


Database Snapshots – Part 2 – Offload reporting

So now that we know a little bit about database snapshots in SQL Server, what else are they good for?  One thing you can do is use snapshots in conjunction with database mirroring to offload reporting onto another server. Suppose you’re using mirroring as part of a high-availability solution.  Normally that mirrored database/server would sit […]


Women In Technology

You’re probably aware that March is Women’s History Month, and even the SQL Server community is celebrating.  Here are a few of the events for this month: SQL University – Women in Technology Week If you haven’t already checked out SQL University, you really should.  For one thing, it’s free.  For another, it’s community driven.  […]