(SFTW) SQL Server Links 21/11/14

Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Error: 3449 and server restart during DBCC CHECKDB – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter) Why Core-Based Licensing Matters for Performance Tuning – Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) Non use of persisted data – Part Three – Dave Ballantyne (Blog|Twitter) SQL […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 14/11/14

Good reads from around the Web. We’re back! Following a brief hiatus due to the PASS Summit it is back to business as usual for SQL Server professionals this week. If you’re suffering from a bit of come down after all that positive energy from your Summit experience, you can get yourself a SQL community buzz by […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 24/10/14

Good reads from around the Web. Morning folks! Regular readers know that I’m a huge fan of Automation when it comes to life as a Data Professional. This week what I’m interested know is how you automate deployments to SQL Server in your environment? What software and tools do you use to perform your deployments, maybe you have […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 17/10/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Correctly adding data files to tempdb – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter) Lessons Learned After 1000 Posts – Thomas Larock (Blog|Twitter) Setting Your Page Verify Database Option to CHECKSUM – Glenn Berry (Blog|Twitter) Are SQL Server Functions Dragging […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 10/10/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Watch Out for Misleading Behaviour From SQL Server – Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter) The Question – Why? – Chris Yates (Blog|Twitter) Why We Made a Video About SQL Critical Care® – Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) Get Certified […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 03/10/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Memory Usage Nuances at CPU Level – Chris Adkin (Blog|Twitter) Finding a table name from a page ID – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter) Reducing Offline Index Rebuild and Table Locking Time – Dmitri Korotkevitch (Blog) Development, Leadership, […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 19/09/14

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Good reads from around the Web. The big news on this side of the pond this week is that Scotland has decided to stay. Personally I think that’s a good thing and I guess we can still support Andy Murray then……. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 12/09/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Developers: Who Needs a DBA? [Video] – Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) It’s All Fundamentals – Grant Fritchey (Blog|Twitter) Take Care When Scripting Batches – Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter) PowerShell Snippets A Great Learning Tool – Rob Sewell (Blog|Twitter) Passwords […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 05/09/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s like a ghost town out this week in the blog sphere, with many of you still enjoying your Summer holidays and the rest frantically ensure their iCloud security set-up. Get back to work already! Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 29/08/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Refreshing A SQL Mirrored Database Using Powershell – Rob Sewell (Blog|Twitter) How to Tell If You’re Good At Replication (Quiz) – Kendra Little (Blog|Twitter) Data is the New Oil – Thomas Larock (Blog|Twitter) 4 Attitudes I […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 22/08/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s a four day weekend in the UK so I’m publishing this weeks SFTW SQL Server Links round-up a tad early. Whatever you’re up to, have a good one! Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Please […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 15/08/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Consulting Skills Learned in the Ambulance – Mike Walsh (Blog|Twitter) How To: Know What That Installer Did To Your Database – Thomas Larock (Blog|Twitter) How to ask questions politely and correctly – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter) Having […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 08/08/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Would you like to work daily on challenging and interesting SQL Server technology projects that leverage the product to its full potential? Of course! Well if you’re in the UK it just so happens that my friends over at COEO are currently hiring. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 01/08/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s that time of year again where many of you are enjoying a Summer holiday. Great! You’ve earned it. For the rest of us still at our desks then: Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs The Top […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 18/07/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Quite a light round-up this week, what with many of you enjoying Summer vacations and some super lucky folks attending the SQLBits conference. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Execution Plan Details – Grant Fritchey (Blog|Twitter) How to Back […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 11/07/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Following an excellent recommendation from Brent Ozar I’ve stuck my hand in my pocket and migrated the blog to a new hosting provider. WPEngine are a dedicated WordPress host and I have to say that so far I’m impressed, what with overall site speed and performance having noticeably improved. […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 03/07/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Publishing a day early this week folks, as many of my US chums will be celebrating a national holiday. I’ve been doing a little housekeeping on the blog. I’ve removed the background (though it was distracting) to make content easier to read, changed the navigation menus and created an […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 20/06/14

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Good reads from around the Web. With England’s World Cup dreams on the rocks, it’s good to know there is at least one team you can always rely on, the #SQLFamily. Sharing knowledge and insight for the benefit of others, each and every week. It’s a well known fact among the SQL Server community veterans […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 13/06/14

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Good reads from around the Web. The World Cup kicked off this week and it’s clear to see that most peoples favorite to win is Brazil. Good to see that you folks stateside (oh and Argentina) think you have a chance, as one of the few nations voting for themselves as most likely to win :-) If […]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 06/06/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Many of you have been asking about what to read for your Professional Development, in addition to SQL Server books and so I’ve created a virtual bookshelf to share with you the titles that I have personally read and would recommend. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News […]