Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why I Train

By | August 20, 2014

It is always rewarding to hear back from those who have attended my trainings. Recently I have been getting a lot of emails and face to face meetings from former participants who have taken the time to get back to me I have mentioned one such email below. Hi Jayanth,  This is Raja from Cognizant… Read More »

Kyu and A?

By | August 15, 2014

Hi Jayanth, QUESTIONHope you are doing good.My question is :Is there a way 2 select from tables with no timeout when u r inserting data into them via BCP/bulk insert with tablock? does nolock work on select statement tables works?   ANSWER yes, it’s called optimistic concurrency. If you enabled the above feature you will… Read More »

OH MS …. Why you keep shooting yourself in the foot? …. I will never understand

By | August 5, 2014

Those who know me also know I am an ardent supporter of Microsoft. These guys came up with Mobile OS, tablets, MP3 players and much more; long before they became coveted items of self-indulgence. But one thing Microsoft has also been able to do is take a seemingly bright idea and then turn it into… Read More »

A new video on DB mirroring

By | August 2, 2014

Well it’s not new exactly it was created many years back and I somehow never uploaded it. Yesterday a former client came back asking about DB mirroring and I realized that there was a video that I should upload. So here it is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unufO3gBXVg Think of this video as the last hurrah to DB mirroring… Read More »