Thursday, June 26, 2008

SQL Server 2005 cloning

I have heard a lot on cloning oracle E-business suite. But not SQL Server. Microsoft still lags behind with the idea of cloning. But, I have noticed on Kalen Delaney blog how to do at least some sort of cloning. It is useful that you can script you database with statistics and histogram and able to re-run your execustion plan without loading actaul data. To see detailed info on this visit Kalen's blog on SQL server 2005 Cloning

Friday, June 13, 2008

EAV (name value pair)

part II of EAV or name value pair is now published on SQL Server centeral. Part II will see how to improve a name value pair database that has been implmented to do what a normalised database system should do.

The article will try to address the main issues that you face when using name value pair such as scalability and difficulty in getting a record out of a database.

To view full article you can go to Name value pair part II

Name value Pair

I have published a new article on name value pair on SQL server central ( Part I of the article discusses about the benefits , drawbacks and perception from different angles .

To view the article click