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50 Shades of Brown – The Series

50 Shades of Brown – The Series

This series is all about problems you will face at some point in your career as a data professional specifically around the areas of Disaster Recovery and High Availability. As HA/DR is such an intricate topic please don’t expect this to be one of those one a day series.

How to provide a better customer service

How to provide a better customer service

Far too many people just concentrate on the technical aspect of disaster recovery without looking at the human element. In this post I attempt to help readdress the balance with these customer service tips

Recovering TempDB

In a previous post “Moving TempDB” I provided step by step instructions on how you can move your TempDB database with an emphasis on reducing disk IO contention. If you have read this post you will notice that I did not change the path for the TempDB database files from the USB stick back to […]

Rebuilding ReportServerTempDB

Whist reviewing various logs on SQL Servers across the estate I was greeted with the following error on one of our SQLExpress instances this morning: The application domain WindowsService_22 failed to initialize. Error: Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.ReportServerStorageException: An error occurred within the report server database.  This may be due to a connection failure, timeout or low disk condition […]