August, 2010 - PowerCram Blog

Experts Exchange KICKS ASS!

Earlier today I wrote a post about Microsoft Support sucking ASS.  Well, I just wanted to put in a plug for the community that is Experts Exchange. I live on the web, and I don’t think a day goes by that Experts Exchange isn’t in the top 10 (if not #1) results of searches for almost anything technical. […]

Microsoft Support SUCKS ASS!

Last Thursday (4 days ago) I had a SQL 2005 server go belly-up.  Since our DBA quit unexpectedly recently and I’m only a lowly network admin/engineer with a bit of SQL experience, and since we were faced with a critical issue threatening our business and the Internet as a whole; I dropped (well my company did) $249 to […]

View The Status of a SQL Restore Job

The last few days I’ve been trying to recover from a pretty big SQL server failure.  After running into problems with Microsoft’s support I have had to turn to the web for help here.  After all I’m a network guy & only dabble in SQL from time-to-time.  I’m posting this to mainly have as a reference for myself […]