Jun 15, 2012
Something for the Weekend – SQL Server Links 15/06/12
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SQL Server Links
- MERGE gives better OUTPUT options - An insightful look at some lesser known and powerful data flow techniques you can use through MERGE, courtesy of Rob Farley (Blog|Twitter). My mind ignited with a number of ways that this could be put to great use within existing systems and I’m sure yours will too.
- SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries (June 2012) - Make sure you keep your DBA tool shed stocked up with the latest and greatest, here’s Glenn Berry (Blog|Twitter) with an update to this “Power Tool”, ok Diagnostic Query, for us.
- TSQL Tuning: How to Measure Performance Improvements- Another video for you to get your learn on and enjoy with host Kendra Little (Blog|Twitter) of the PLF Team.
- T-SQL Tuesday #31: Logtime - The power of time and how you manage it as a Data Professional. Mike Fal (Blog|Twitter) takes on a more creative angle with his contribution to this months T-SQL Tuesday. Keep an eye out for an exclusive and insightful treat from Mike, here on the blog, in the coming weeks.
- How It Works: DROP AVAILABILITY GROUP Behaviors - Looking into the details of the mechanics involved in SQL 2012 Availability Groups with the CSS SQL Server Engineers (Blog).
- Visualizing Transaction Isolations For SQL Server - A picture speaks a thousand words, well maybe not that many, depends on the picture I guess. SQL eduction through visual creativity with Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter). Did you catch his brilliant guest post – The Last Starfighter here this week!
- Rock Paper SharePoint Lizard SQL - Tim Ford (Blog|Twitter) sharing his thoughts on the beast, as well as some ways you can tame it.
- When does SQLCLR launch? - A brief look at SQLCLR behaviour changes in SQL 2012 courtesy of Denny Cherry (Blog|Twitter).
- Everything You Know About Clustering is Wrong - Thank heavens I don’t know much. Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) challenges our assumptions.
UK SQL Server Upcoming Events
Misc Technology Posts
- Plans to monitor internet use in the UK
- World’s first ‘tax’ on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7
- Microsoft’s $1bn Yammer gobble gabble blabbed by insiders
- Linus Torvalds: Linux succeeded thanks to selfishness and trust
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