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Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Techie Stuff. Enjoy!
SQL Server Links
- Fun with Aggregates – Some folks really do have all the fun. Another beautifully clear and insightful post from Paul White (Blog|Twitter).
- Knowing SQL Server and where it lives – Talking about his philosophy when it comes to SQL Server knowledge it’s Ted Krueger (Blog|Twitter).
- SQL Server 2012 Early Adoption Cook Book Content and Videos – Sharing what look to be some great resources for SQL2012 it’s Jonathan Kehayias (Blog|Twitter). If you watch any of the content or work through the samples I’d be very interested to hear your thoughts.
- Jack of all Trades, Master of One – Chomping on this weeks T-SQL Tuesday topic Rob Sullivan(Blog|Twitter) shares a different perspective with us.
- Selecting Hardware for Analysis Services (10GB-1TB-size) – Great advice here from a man that really knows his stuff, it’s Bob Duffy(Blog).
- 5 Critical Trends For The Data Professional Of The Future – I’ve talked about the continued changing landscape of the Data Professional before and this week Thomas Larock (Blog|Twitter) shares his thoughts on what your future could look like.
- How are per-column modification counts tracked? – Getting down and dirty with some SQL Server internals, Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter).
- How Big is Your Pipe? Check Out the Bandwidth Reference Poster – Comparing sizes with Kendra Little (Blog|Twitter).
- SQL Server Database Mirroring Tips and Tricks, Part 1 – Excellent advice from Glenn Berry (Blog|Twitter).
- Core Mechanics, Part Three – Continuing his excellent tutorial series, it’s Mike Fal (Blog|Twitter)
- Intro to Debugging a Memory Dump – This post from the CSS SQL Server Engineers (Blog) is awesome but will need a bit of a geek out session for you to get the most from.
- A Quick Introduction to Data Compression in SQL Server 2008 – Having returned from space, Brad McGehee (Blog|Twitter) is on blogging form once more with this excellent walkthrough for you to enjoy.
UK SQL Server Upcoming Events
Misc Technology Posts
- New iPad: The only review roundup you’ll ever need
- Rubber Duck Problem Solving
- Samsung and LG hit with MASSIVE price fixing fine
- ‘£50 iPad’ advertised by Tesco will not be honoured
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