Mar 23, 2012
Something for the Weekend – SQL Server Links 23/03/12
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Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Techie Stuff. Enjoy!
SQL Server Links
- Two bugs you should be aware of - Aaron Bertrand (Blog|Twitter) shares concerns following an interesting discovery from the CSS SQL Server team.
- How to Succeed in Database Development Without Really Trying - Like any good Data Professional I’m always on the look out for
short cutsways to increase efficiency. In this video Jeremiah Peschka (Blog|Twitter) shares his tips on how to succeed as a DB Dev.
- Whitepaper: Demystify Tempdb Performance & Management - I’m looking forward to reading this on the commute home for the weekend, courtesy of Robert L. Davis(Blog|Twitter). Let me and Robert know what you think of it!
- Failover Clustering without a SAN – SQL Server 2012 and SMB for Shared Storage - A high quality walk-through for you to enjoy, courtesy of Jonathan Kehayias (Blog|Twitter).
- SQL Server Database Mirroring Tips and Tricks, Part 2 - Sharing some handy T-SQL snippets in the second part of this series, it’s Glenn Berry (Blog|Twitter).
- Survey: how do you run consistency checks? - These survey’s from Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter) always prove insightful. Of course the more people that take part the more valuable the information that can be discerned. Be sure to do you bit for the community.
- COST COMPARISON HARD DISK DRIVE TO SOLID STATE DRIVE ON PRICE PER GIGABYTE! - Are SSDs expensive? No! Tony Rogerson (Blog|Twitter) breaks it down for us.
- I’ll Draw Your Portrait - Like any good DBA, I can’t get enough of my own image and so what better way to revel in such delights than a self portrait. Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter) if offering to do exactly that for you. All you need do is answer a couple of super easy questions for your chance to win.
- Released: Who is Active v11.11 - I’ve talked about how awesome this tool from Adam Machanic (Blog|Twitter) is too many times to recall. Nothing to add today then, just start using it already!
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Misc Technology Posts
- Investors cash in on web-based scams
- Record breaking laser pulse boosts fusion power hopes
- Mass Effect 3 row prompts change to add ‘further closure’
- Free mobile apps ‘drain battery faster’
- New iPad can’t get its Wi-Fi up
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