All in all it was a successful year here at John Sansom dot Com. In terms of traffic, the blog had almost 400 thousand page views. I know. I don’t understand why either – but I’ll take it! This years page views were more than half of all the total page views in the 5 […]
Your Top 10 Posts of the Year
Short and sweet today, here’s what you enjoyed reading the most this year on the blog. No accounting for taste then. How To Become a SQL Server DBA My Guide To Passing Exam 70-432 Top 10 Junior DBA Interview Tips The Database Administrators Primary Responsibility Performing Fast SQL Server Delete Operations 10 Character Traits of […]
A Journey To SQL Authority
I am delighted to welcome to the blog someone who is without a doubt one of the biggest names in our SQL community. A name that I am sure many, if not all of you will recognise, they’re one of the very first bloggers that I myself began to follow. A SQL community champion, this […]
How To Live Blog an Event
As the euphoria of SQLBits X sadly begins to fade, I wanted to take a moment to share with you my experience of Live Blogging the keynote of Europe’s largest SQL Server conference. To be honest this was not something that I had planned to do but when I received an email from Chris Webb […]
Help Design The New Blog Logo
Regular readers will no doubt have noticed the new look and feel to the blog. It has been a long overdue update and one that I hope will give more focus to what’s important, i.e. content by making posts more accessible, easier to locate and interactive for you to enjoy. That’s all fine and dandy […]
Start 2012 with Your Best of 2011
The first week following on from the Christmas break is a very hectic one for us Data Professionals. Your customers are keen to get straight back to business immediately and get the year off to the best possible start, meaning your skills and services will be in high demand. To help ensure you get your […]
Why Did You Start Blogging?
That’s easy, because Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) challenged me to…… It all started back in the good ole days. A time when there was a Blogging revolution brewing within the SQL community. Tired of the dry and dull technical content that was being shared at the time, a few brave bloggers were daring to do things […]
Enough of the theme test posts already!
Some of you may have experienced a rather annoying volume of theme test posts in your RSS Reader yesterday. My apologies if that was the case. If you have no idea what I’m even talking about then you can completely ignore this post too :-) Ironically in an effort to improve visitor experience to the blog website, […]