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Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Techie Stuff. Enjoy!
SQL Server Links
- Transactional replication and massive data updates – Administering a replication topology can be a particularly tricky endeavour, especially when it comes to handling large data modifications. Linchi Shea(Blog) shares how he approaches the problem and interestingly it’s different to how I would typically go about doing it.
- SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit – Give the Developers in your shop a taste of the Denali(sorry SQL 2012) magic with this freely available training kit.
- Dataflow mechanics [SSIS] – A lot of wisdom shared in this post from Jamie Thomson(Blog|Twitter) and should be considered essential reading for SSIS Developers.
- Dedicated Access Control for SQL Server Express Edition – An interesting administrative support tip this week from Pinal Dave (Blog|Twitter).
- SQL Sentry Plan Explorer v1.3 – If you are not using this tool already you’re missing out on making life easier for yourself! With details of the latest release it’s Aaron Bertrand (Blog|Twitter).
- My 3 Favorite Connection String Tips – Not the most exciting blog post title but then it’s all about the content, which I’m pleased to say is the same excellent quality we have all come to expect from Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter).
- Successfully execute an INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE against a Database Snapshot – Microsoft SQLCAT (Blog)
- Troubleshooting Repeated Login Failures on SQL Server – An interesting look at a common error encountered on a DBA support desk, brought to you by Kevin Kline(Blog|Twitter).
- Where Are Your Popular Joins? – Alluring us to the Dark Side this week, it’s Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter).
UK SQL Server Upcoming Events
- LONDON – Tue 1 Nov – SQL Server 2008 Developer Workshop with Gavin Payne.
- SOUTHAMPTON – Wed 9 Nov -Allan Mitchell and James Rowland-Jones taking over the evening.
- DUNDEE – Sat 19 Nov – A FREE single-day software development conference.
- LEEDS – Wed 23 Nov – Provisional date.
Misc Technology Posts
- On Parenthood – OK so this is not a technology post but it is authored by a prominent technical blogger and is a truly fantastic read.
- RIM faces compensation lawsuits over Blackberry outage
- Nokia bets on Windows Phone future
- Hackers could have TAKEN OVER Amazon Web Services
That’s it for this week. If you’ve read a post this week that you think deserves a mention be sure to let me and other readers know by using comments section below. You can also reach me on email and find me on Twitter(@JohnSansom).
Have a great weekend!
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