Moving to my own hosting provider

In the last 2 weeks I have been reading a lot about WordPress and how to customize it. I quickly learned I could point my domain directly after paying a nominal fee. Everything was great until I found that I needed to continue paying fees in order add premium features.

After reading this blog post I realized that I could use my current hosting provider and host both the MySQL database and web interface for WordPress.

I have moved all the content, made DNS change and voilà. Up and running now.

Try it yourself. Happy blogging.

Database Object Comparison Software OpenDBDiff running on X64 Windows

In the past we used the very reliable RedGate software to compare database schemas and create scripts for production push. Not always a copy paste, but a good reference for the DBA team to understand the changes and customize/enhance the scripts. We opted to work with OpenDBDIff but broke once we moved to Windows 7 X64. Now there is a version that seems to be working properly on X64 Windows.


Microsoft Says there is nothing wrong with SQL Server 2008 R2

Over 3 weeks ago we solved the issue we were having with one  particular cluster node running SQL Server 2008 R2. We have been going back and forth with Microsoft to obtain an explanation on why the erratic behavior of the RDBMS engine.

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