Nov 11, 2011
Something for the Weekend – SQL Server Links 11/11/11
I hope you’ve had a great week!
Wow hat’s off to the SQL Community this week because there has been a tremendous amount of awesome content being put out there. Perhaps an injection of inspiration following on from the recent PASS Summit.
It’s been a hectic week for me so there’s less chat but more links for you. Some folks may even prefer it that way
Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Techie Stuff. Enjoy!
SQL Server Links
- Top 5 Third Party Quotes - Richard Douglas (Blog|Twitter)
- What #SQLFamily Means To Me - Thomas Larock (Blog|Twitter)
- When is a SQL function not a function? - Rob Farley (Blog|Twitter)
- Dude, where’s the rest of my procedure? - Aaron Bertrand (Blog|Twitter)
- Survey: wasted space from cluster keys (code to run) - Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter)
- Installing and Configuring SQL Server 2012 Distributed Replay - Jonathan Kehayias (Blog|Twitter)
- Using SYSTEMRESTRICTSCHEMA Function in MDX to Query DMVs - Robert L. Davis(Blog|Twitter)
- Local Backups Are The New Offsite Backups - Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter)
- SQL Server 2012 Licensing and Hardware Considerations - Glenn Berry (Blog|Twitter)
- Sql server 2012 high availability and editions basic vs advanced - Allan Hirt (Blog|Twitter)
- Recording SQL Server Configuration Settings - Phil Factor filling in this week for Brad McGehee(Blog|Twitter)
- A Procedure To Deal With No Procedures - Brad Schulz (Blog)
- There’s Something About Nolock: Webcast Video - Kendra Little (Blog|Twitter)
- Insights into “Timeout Expired” - Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter)
- SQL University: Advanced Indexing – Filtered Indexes - Gail Shaw (Blog|Twitter)
- Delegated SQL Server Administration with Powershell - Chad Miller (Blog|Twitter)
UK SQL Server Upcoming Events
- DUNDEE - Sat 19 Nov – A FREE single-day software development conference.
- LEEDS - Wed 23 Nov - Cursors are evil, and shouldnt be used with Dave Ballantyne and a session from James Boother.
- MANCHESTER – Thur 24 Nov - Cursors are evil, and shouldnt be used with Dave Ballantyne and a session from James Boother.
Misc Technology Posts
- Bias Lighting
- Illegally downloaded games ‘up 20% in five years’
- World of Warcraft suffers subscriber slump
- Apple’s iPad not so shiny once you get it home
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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