Tag Archives: Information Store

SQL 2014’s link to Exchange 4.0


It was nice to read the memories of ex-Microsoft Distinguished Engineer Hal Berenson in a post about SQL 2014’s delayed durability feature. Like me, Hal used to work at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), where he specialized on database engineering. He tells … Continue reading

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What caused the crippling of Exchange 2013 modern public folders?


Now that the initial fuss about the limitations that recently emerged for Exchange 2013’s modern public folders has subsided (but just a little), cooler minds turn to thinking about why these limitations exist. After all, there doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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New Store, new memory tuning techniques required


One of the more interesting observations that we will soon be able to make is how well the thoroughly overhauled and rewritten Exchange 2013 Information Store functions in production environments. Of course, there’s the small matter of the rest of … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 SP1: Protecting data with a BSOD


In conversation with an administrator of one of the world’s largest Exchange 2010 deployments, we talked about new Store behaviour in Exchange 2010 SP1 that can lead to Exchange forcing an abrupt termination of the server (a blue screen of … Continue reading

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