(SFTW) SQL Server Links 04/04/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Big news on the block this week is that SQL Server 2014 went RTM on Tuesday. You can download an evaluation copy here. Have fun! Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs The Problem with SQL Azure - Thomas [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 28/03/14

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Good reads from around the Web. If you’re a Data Professional that happens to be in the vicinity of Great Britain then you had better well get yourself registered for SQLBits, the largest SQL Server event in Europe. Session voting is now open by the way. Choose wisely. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 21/03/14

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Good reads from around the Web. Short and sweet this week. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs After You’ve Been a DBA, What Do You Do? - Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) Performance improvements in SQL Server 2014 - Klaus Aschenbrenner (Blog|Twitter) What is the most worrying cause [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 14/03/14

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Good reads from around the Web. There was a lot of quality content posted this week from the SQL community, with an abundance of great posts being curated off the back of this months sublime T-SQL Tuesday theme choice courtesy of Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter). Well played sir. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 07/03/14

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Good reads from around the Web. I’m pleased to announce that SQLBits, Europe’s largest SQL Server conference, will be taking place on 17th -19th July 2014. Registration is now open. See you there. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs The Top 5 [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 28/02/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s the final day of February today meaning that 2 whole months of 2014 are already behind us. How about those New Year resolutions and goals then folks, still going strong? I’m delighted to report that the gym is no longer as busy as it was a month ago [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 21/02/14

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Good reads from around the Web. I’ve been getting quite a few emails from you lately asking about blogging and how to get started with your own blog ventures. Things like what technology and theme do I use being some of the more common questions. This is a wonderful thing. The fact that you are [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 14/02/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s Valentines Day folks and the perfect time to share some SQL love. Being a Casanova of SQL is not much help when it comes to securing the affections of your significant other. So don’t leave it to the last minute folks! Naturally SQLBrit has his card written out [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 07/02/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week. This week I’ve been playing (read as, pulling my hair out) with Extended Events. Without a doubt a powerful feature but it is a bit of a hard graft to work with in SQL Server 2008, [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 31/01/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week. Regular readers know that I’m a big believer of using any available opportunity during the busy day to get my learn on. I find audiobooksare a splendid way to achieve this. Each day I commute roughly for two hours, a [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 24/01/14

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Good reads from around the Web. It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the SQL Server blogs Recruiter Email Fail - Bob Pusateri (Blog|Twitter) Did Microsoft Stop Releasing SQL Server Service Packs? - Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) SQL Server [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 17/01/14

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Good reads from around the Web.  It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week. Those rather nice chaps over on the Toad World Community have only gone and made yours truly their SQL Pro of the Month. Far too generous an accolade. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 10/01/14

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Good reads from around the Web.  It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. From the Blogs Seven Foods Developers Love - Surprised to see that humble pie is not on the menu, it’s Pinal Dave (Blog|Twitter) [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 03/01/14

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It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! Happy New Year folks. I hope you enjoyed the holidays and I suspect many of you still are enjoying them, having yet to return to the grind. For those of you back at work already, you have my permission to grab a [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 20/12/13

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It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! Some clearly confused SQL community folks have only gone and nominated me in the Tribal Awards category for Best Blog of the Year! They must have been reading some serious tosh these past 12 months. The Prize for this particularity category is to be featured [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 13/12/13

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It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! What an incredibly week it has been chaps. Our free SQL community ebook DBA JumpStart has been downloaded and enjoyed by over 700 of you in a matter of days. That is quite simply awesome. I’m astounded by the overwhelming positive reaction [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 06/12/13

It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! There was no post last week but do you think that means you miss out on great SQL Server content? Of course not! This weeks installment of SFTW is a double round-up of quality content for you to enjoy. Also, be sure [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 22/11/13

QuickStartTraining

It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! This year is rapidly drawing to a close and like many your’re probably already looking toward 2014 pondering what SQL Server Training opportunities to undertake. If not you should be! Regular readers know that I’m a huge advocate of taking charge of [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 15/11/13

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It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! Time to start looking toward your training opportunities for next year folks. UK chaps, I’ll see you in Exeter in March. For more details regarding the event and to register click the image below. Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog [...]

(SFTW) SQL Server Links 08/11/13

It’s Something For The Weekend(SFTW) time, I hope you’ve had a great week! Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy…. SQL Server Links Making A Difference - Chris Yates(Blog|Twitter) More Azure Goodies - Grant Fritchey (Blog|Twitter) How to Write a Killer SQL Server Job Description - Kendra Little (Blog|Twitter) Inside the Storage Engine: How [...]