August 3, 2004

Snapshot Isolation Adds Flexibility in SQL Server 2005

QL Server uses isolation levels to govern the tradeoff between consistency of transactions and concurrency of multiple users. As you raise a transaction’s isolation level, you also increase the chances that a transaction’s reads may block and deadlock with other transactions. Even with the relatively low default READ COMMITTED isolation

Build a Custom Cisco Configuration Repository

everal years ago I evaluated CiscoWorks as a network management platform, and was impressed. CiscoWorks is rife with features. In particular it had a few key features that I found to be immensely useful. Unfortunately, CiscoWorks is rather expensive, so I ended up “rolling my own” similar features. One key