Monthly Archives: October 2011


PASS Summit 2012

Yes, I know you just got back from the 2011 Summit.  Kinda like I just got back from vacation.  But that doesn’t mean I haven’t already started thinking about my next vacation.  And you should be thinking about next year’s summit.  Why?  Because until November 15, 2011, you can register for only $995.  Seriously.  You […]

PASS Summit 2012

Letter-T

SQL Server A to Z – Tempdb

I may be on vacation, but the alphabet goes on. We’re up to the letter T and that stands for tapas, toreadors, and tempdb! Tempdb is a system database with one very special characteristic: it gets recreated every time SQL Server starts up. What is tempdb used for? The first use for tempdb is user […]