Good reads from around the Web.
It’s Valentines Day folks and the perfect time to share some SQL love. Being a Casanova of SQL is not much help when it comes to securing the affections of your significant other. So don’t leave it to the last minute folks! Naturally SQLBrit has his card written out already with award winning poetry (someone else’s), flowers at the ready and chocolates on standby.
Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy….
From the SQL Server blogs
- Using SQL Server’s Table Valued Parameters – Jeremiah Peschka (Blog|Twitter)
- SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for February 2014 – Glenn Berry (Blog|Twitter)
- SQL Server 2014 and the New Cardinality Estimator – Grant Fritchey (Blog|Twitter)
- More on using Transaction SID from the transaction log – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter)
- Victims of success – Rob Farley (Blog|Twitter)
- Looking at read_microsec in sys.dm_os_buffer_descriptors in SQL Server 2012 – Jonathan Kehayias (Blog|Twitter)
- How Much Is That Query Costing? – Denny Cherry (Blog|Twitter)
- How To: Connect to a Windows Azure VM Using SSMS – Thomas Larock (Blog|Twitter)
- Why is Your SQL Server Slow? Here’s a Hint – Robert L. Davis(Blog|Twitter)
- Parent-Child SSIS Architecture – Tim Mitchell (Blog|Twitter)
- Corruption recovery using DBCC WRITEPAGE – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter)
- Troubleshooting Concurrency – A Demo – Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter)
SQL Community Conversations
- Should I Pursue Alternative Certifications – The community gives advice on what alternative certifications to pursue.
- Do You Work Remotely – Discussing the pros and cons of remote working. Includes a members poll.
- Are You Azure You Want to do That – Folks talk about what they’re currently using Windows Azure SQL Database for.
- You’re a Recruitment Consultant and you Suck – More of your stories from the field.
- My ride from .NET developer to DBA – A community chum with a Dev background asks for advice on how best to move their career forward.
Book of the Week: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals – Essential reading for all Database Administrators and serious SQL Server professionals. Enough said.
Other Stuff Worth Reading
- Stress Is More Contagious Than Flu – Inc.com
- Fairwell, Sony Vaio – Allan Hirt
- Google hefts MySQL service into cloud – TheRegister
- Huge hack ‘ugly sign of future’ for internet threats – BBC News Technology
- Dell reveals ‘proof-of-concept’ ARM microserver – TheRegister