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Case Study - Start Small, Get Big and Snag Huge Clients Along the Way

Melbourne-based Reactive Media started humbly back in 1996 with just two people: Tim O’Neill and Tim Fouhy. Both were fresh out of the Wanganui Polytechnic Design School with degrees in Computer Graphic Design. "The company was formed by having contracts with 2 major clients: Sausage Software and McKercher Advertising. Each of these contracts basically occupied 50% of our time, leaving very little room for other clients....

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Automating SQL Server Management with WMI (part 5)

In this article, I will continue with the topic of performing common SQL server maintenance tasks using Windows Management Instrumentation. In the part 4 of the series, I described methods that allow rebuilding indexes and updating statistics on the table level. These operations can take a considerable amount of processing power and time, in the case of large tables. In such cases, it might be beneficial to limit the scope of these...