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Improving SQL Server 2008 Performance

I found an interesting document from Microsoft online which outlines some features in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 for improving performance and security (these features are only available in the Enterprise and Developer editions). The document describes tests carried out and also details the performance increases/decreases they observed after implementation. The document is available for download … Continue reading

Moodle Error: Could not instantiate mail function

We came across an error with our Moodle install when trying to send user registration emails. When clicking the link we got the error ‘Could not instantiate mail function. ERROR: Could not instantiate mail function’ We’re running Moodle on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, so we had to do a few workarounds to get … Continue reading