HowTo: Grow a very large MS-SQL Log File

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 has a nasty habit of creating thousands or hundreds of thousands of logical log files even though you set Autogrowth to a large size, say 8GB. The following SQL code automates manually growing your log file by 8GB increments. When using the ALTER DATABASE command to modify log file size manually

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New Take on an Old Game

I received the following email this morning and thought it demanded to be ridiculed, for several reasons. 1) Never attempt to scare me by sending me an email. It won’t work. 2) If you want me to respond, try to make the email somewhat passable as official. Don’t start your email with “THIS IS THE

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Run…

Run…, originally uploaded by Max_Vernon. Its the beginning of October and Autumn is well under way in Winnipeg. This was taken in St. Vital Park a couple of evenings past.