Something for the Weekend – SQL Server Links 09/09/11

I hope you’ve had a great week!

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Every DBA needs a vacation (How to Raise Your Game By Doing Nothing) and I’m most certainly no exception to the rule. In the not too distant future I will be taking my leave of you for a short while, meaning there will be no weekly post for you to enjoy. Fear not however, for I shall of course return.

As is often the case in life, with misfortune also comes opportunity for those who are prepared to see it and brave enough to take it. So whilst I’m away I would be delighted for one of you to take the SFTW baton from my hand and play host for a week or two. You might want stick with the existing format or even add your own spin on it. It’s your call and opportunity to shine.

I’m delighted to announce that next week UK SQL Server community champion and speaker Neil Hambly(Blog|Twitter) will be your host! I’m really looking forward to seeing what content Neil chooses to share with us and hope that you will make him feel welcome here. There’s one more host slot up for grabs the following week so drop me an email if you’re interested.

Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Techie Stuff. Enjoy!

SQL Server Links

UK SQL Server Upcoming Events

  • LONDON - Sep 12 – 14 - Advanced SQL Server Troubleshooting Workshop
  • SQLBits 9 -  Thur 29 Sep – 1 Oct – The UKs largest SQL Server event heads to Liverpool.
  • SQLRelay - Mon 3 Oct – Thur 6 Oct – 13 SQL Server Events taking place across 4 days throughout the whole of the UK.
  • SOUTHAMPTON - Wed 9 Nov -Allan Mitchell and James Rowland-Jones taking over the evening.
  • LEEDS - Wed 23 Nov - Provisional date.
Use the SQL Server Event Calendar to keep informed of all upcoming SQL Server events, User Groups, and training opportunities here in the UK. You can also add this calendar alongside you existing Google calendar.

Misc Technology Posts

That’s it for this week. If you’ve read a post this week that you think deserves a mention be sure to let me and other readers know by using comments section below. You can also reach me on email and find me on Twitter(@JohnSansom).

Have a great weekend!

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