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bio website ashdar-partners.com
location Downingtown, PA
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I have been a principal at Ashdar Partners since 2003, a SQL Server DBA since 1998, a developer since the 1980s and a nerdy computer enthusiast since the 1970s. I've probably used more obsolete computer systems than you have.


Sep
5
comment Enable SP-Feature is unavailable
We have all been there.
Sep
3
answered Enable SP-Feature is unavailable
Jun
25
comment PS to list all schemas
What xml file? Have you looked at using the xml data type?
Jun
20
comment Microsoft.SqlServer.SMO.dll issue in powershell
You have a workstation with only ODBC/OLEDB client connectivity? Does your workstation have the admin tools loaded on it?
Jun
20
comment PS to list all schemas
What version of SQL Server are you using on the server? What happens if you run it from your workstation?
Jun
20
comment Microsoft.SqlServer.SMO.dll issue in powershell
What version of SQL Server are you using? Are the SQL Server tools installed on the server?
Jun
19
answered PS to list all schemas
Feb
6
comment Free Disk Space running low over night (Win 7)
How large is your hard drive? Do you have Windows update set to automatically download and apply patches?
Jan
23
answered How to change case of file in power shell
Jan
20
answered Lenovo T410 overheats since replacing HDD with SSD hard drive
Oct
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answered Access hard drive with Bitlocker in external machine without recovery key
Sep
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answered Cannot reformat flash drive
Jun
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answered Can a disk controller corrupt hard disks?
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Apr
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comment So is it safe now to update the firmware on the infamous Seagate 7200.11's?
For some reason, I always write as if I'm paid by the word. I should write as if I'm paying for the words...
Apr
4
answered So is it safe now to update the firmware on the infamous Seagate 7200.11's?
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Autobiographer
Apr
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answered grep in Powershell
Jan
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answered Abbreviate exe name in Windows PATH