Monthly Archives: October 2013

ScreenSaver from CodePlex – I've been looking for this for years

I just ran into this screensaver on Codeplex, I just HAD to share!  I’ve wanted to build something like this, thank goodness this guy shared his code!   WebCycle is a screensaver application that cycles through web pages. This was … Continue reading

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The index "DSPFSC_INDEX02" (partition 1) on table "DSPFSC" cannot be reorganized because page level locking is disabled.

Maintenace Plans are one of the greatest things ever.  They save SOOOO much time and effort! Over the weekend, I finally found some time to research a problem I was hitting with Maintenance Plans on a new server Failed:(-1073548784) Executing … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Tuning (for VDI- but still QUITE interesting)

Windows 8 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure image client tuning guide Microsoft Corporation Published: August 2013 Abstract This guide describes important tuning parameters and settings that you can adjust to optimize the Windows 8 operating system image being deployed as part of … Continue reading

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Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2 April 12, 2013 Abstract This guide describes important tuning parameters and settings that you can adjust to improve the performance and energy efficiency of the Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system. This guide describes … Continue reading

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Indian Coders

Behind the ‘Bad Indian Coder’ An ongoing debate about the quality of outsourced code prompts a look at the country’s precarious economic and educational picture. It started, as many deep philosophical Reddit debates do, with a one-line statement, “Got a … Continue reading

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DBAs don’t like rapid changes

DBAs don’t like rapid changes. This is natural: they need to analyze the database as a whole and examine the impact of any changes from all angles. A simple change in a column can take a week to be implemented—but … Continue reading

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