Automating backup of databases in SQL Express.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 Express is a free edition of SQL Server that is ideal for learning, developing and powering desktop, web and small server applications, and for redistribution by ISVs. Top Features Supports stored procedures, triggers, functions, and views Store all kinds of business data with native support for relational data, XML, FILESTREAM and spatial […]

Setuping a server for web hosting – part 3: Installing MySQL

Back by popular demand 🙂 part 3 of the “setup my web server” tutorials 🙂 In this post we will cover the instalation of MySQL on a Windows 2008 R2 based server. The process is the same if you would have a Windows 2003 machine also. At the beginning, lets see what MySQL is. MySQL […]

Setuping a server for web hosting – part 2: Installing SQL 2008 Express

Hello there… In order to  install SQL 2008 Express, we have to download it first . Fire up your favorite browser and point it to http://www.microsoft.com/express/download/ . After that, find the box with the SQL 2008 Express, and click download. On the next step you have the option to register with Microsoft or download the […]

HyperV+ISCSI+Windows 2008 – yes..it works like a charm :)

Today, me and my collegaue managed to configure ISCSI on some backup server we had at the office. Iscsi target is based on OpenSolaris and ZFS . ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems. The features of ZFS include support for high storage capacities, integration of the concepts […]