TempDB Best Practices

The number of the TempDB data files should match the number of logical processors, up to eight files, on the machine where the SQL Server instance is installed. If the number of logical processors on that machine is greater than eight, set the number of data files to eight, with the ability to extend it... » read more

Time-out occurred while waiting for buffer latch type 3

Error: Error in procedure dbo.uspXXXX Error in procedure dbo.uspXXXX Time-out occurred while waiting for buffer latch type 3 for page (6:784), database ID 2. [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 50000)  Process Failed, ERROR CODE:0 [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 50000).  The step failed. Cause: IO requests of SQL Server cannot be met by the hardware. This becomes pronounced when... » read more

Why you should not shrink your data files

Now, don’t confuse shrinking the transaction log with shrinking data files. Shrinking the log may be necessary if your log has grown out of control, or as part of a process to remove excessive VLF fragmentation (see Kimberly’s excellent posts on this here and here). However, shrinking the log should be a rare operation and should not be... » read more

Reset Beats Flex

Reset Beats Flex Hold down both the power button and volume down button for 15 seconds. When the LED indicator light flashes, release the buttons. Your earphones are now reset and ready to be set up with your devices again.

Apple AirPods Bluetooth Pairing Mode

How Do I Put My AirPods Into Bluetooth Pairing Mode? Put your AirPods into the Charging Case. Keep the lid of your Charging Case open. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the Charging Case. When the status light begins to flash white, your AirPods are in Bluetooth pairing mode. Make sure... » read more

Access iPad/iPhone Photos and Videos from PC

In order to access photos and videos stored on your iPad/iPhone device, you have to download and install iTunes and transfer files via iTunes software. You CAN NOT access the photos and videos directly using USB cable connection. Step 1. Connect your iPad to your PC via a USB or WiFi. Step 2. Click the... » read more