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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Microsoft® SQL Server® code-named 'Denali' - Community Technology Preview 1 (CTP1)


SQL Server code-named 'Denali' helps empowers organizations to be more agile in today’s competitive market. Customers will more efficiently deliver mission-critical solutions through a highly scalable and available platform. Industry-leading tools help developers quickly build innovative applications while data integration and management tools help deliver credible data reliably to the right users and extended managed self-service BI capabilities enable meaningful insights.

With SQL Server code-named 'Denali' customers will benefit from the following added investments:
  • Enhanced mission-critical platform: A highly available and scalable platform designed to with greater flexibility, lower TCO, ease of use, and the performance required by the most mission-critical applications.
  • Developer and IT Productivity: New additional tools will help developers build innovative applications with reduced time-to-market while IT professionals benefit from greater operational control and ease of use.
  • Pervasive Insight: Stunning new managed self-service experiences for end users and holistic data integration and management tools will help deliver consistent, credible data to the right users at the right time.
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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Monitoring Transactional Replication Status - SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2

FROM distribution.dbo.msdistribution_status s with (nolock)
INNER JOIN (SELECT * FROM msdistribution_agents with (nolock)) AS a ON = s.agent_id
INNER JOIN (SELECT * FROM msarticles with (nolock)) AS ar
            ON ar.article_id = s.article_id
                  AND a.publisher_Db = ar.publisher_db
WHERE a.subscriber_db<>'virtual'
AND s.undelivcmdsindistdb>0
ORDER BY  s.undelivcmdsindistdb DESC