This document outlines what all are the supported upgrade paths available when considering to move to Windows 7. Download it here.
Archive for July, 2009
Database Mirroring Part II – ExtremeExperts July 21st, 2009
Finally, after some long break and just me to blame about, I got my next article online today on Database Mirroring – Part II. Though I committed in writing more often, it just didnt happen. This article calls out a number of aspects that one needs to keep in mind when working with Database Mirroring with SQL Server. This is more of a version agnostic article, but I will try to write some of the specific enhancements later. Do drop-in your comments.
Resource Governor – Whitepaper July 16th, 2009
Here is an excellent whitepaper on Resource Governor with SQL Server 2008. I have seen wonderful potential for this feature especially in datacenter environements and one needs to really get into the nuts-and-bolts to get this feature tapped efficiently. Download the whitepaper here.
Windows Azure, SQL Azure and .NET Services pricing announced July 15th, 2009
The commercials availability around Azure and its initial cut of pricing have been published and you can take a look at the same here. I would surely love to hear feedbacks from people on what they think over the same …
PHP SDK for Windows Azure July 9th, 2009
This is an awesome news for PHP developers to capitalize the interobility commitment with Windows Azure. This SDK helps you get started on how to use PHP with the Microsoft Cloud Services Platform, programming with Azure Storage and further use the manageability, instrumentation and logging support that the platform provides. More on the same here.