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Forensics - MBR Partition Tables Intro


The tool I will be showing you guys today is FTK Imager, FTK stands for Forensic ToolKit and is a wide standard among investigators. This post will briefly illustrate how examiners will pick apart your hard drive, in HEX. 1,173 more words


Partitioned Bitmap Join

If you don’t want to read the story, the summary for this article is:

If you create bitmap join indexes on a partitioned table and you use partition exchanges to load data into the table then make sure you create the bitmap join indexes on the loading tables in exactly the same order as you created them on the partitioned table or the exchange will fail with the (truthful not quite complete) error: … 864 more words


If Crazy = Genius, I'm rebuilding one partition at a time!

We have had an index job that has been failing for a while.  This is one of those things you really don’t want to clean up because no one is complaining, but you know you should.   238 more words

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First foray into presenting

It’s been a while since I’ve posted as the run up to Xmas last year and this January have been particularly busy. February doesn’t seem to be going to be any quieter but at least I’m being kept on my toes. 519 more words


Easily Rename Disk Drives on Ubuntu

Last weekend I just wanted to change the label of my pen drive. But this time I just wanted an easy way to do this with a GUI tool. 88 more words


SQL Saturday Melbourne (#464) - 20 Feb 2016

For those not aware SQL Saturday is coming to Melbourne on Sat 20 Feb 2016.

SQL Saturday is an excellent free learning resource for all things SQL Server – all costs are covered by… 173 more words

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