Recently I set up a new process to pull data out of a MySQL database and into SQL Server. Pretty standard ETL stuff, but it’s the organization’s first time moving data in this direction, so we had some extra work to do. After installing the SSIS package and the MySQL .NET connector in the development…Read More Write It Down!
Kevin Hill (blog|twitter) posted a thought-provoking item on his blog last week about Disaster Recovery Plans. While I am in the 10% who perform DR tests for basic functionality on a regular basis, there’s a lot more to being prepared for disaster than just making sure you can get the databases back online. You really…Read More Is Your DR Plan Complete?