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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