First reported back in 2002, the SQL Slammer virus caught fire in January of 2003, and spread worldwide.

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Thomas LaRock

Thomas LaRock is a seasoned IT professional with over a decade of technical and management experience. Thomas is a Senior DBA at Confio Software, currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), and is a SQL Server MVP. Thomas can also be found blogging at and is the author of DBA Survivor: Become a Rock Star DBA (

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