I hope you’ve had a great week!
Here’s this weeks roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Techie Stuff. Enjoy!
SQL Server Links
Stolen Pages, Ad-hoc queries and the sins of dynamic SQL in the application – Excellent well written example on how dynamic ad-hoc queries can, if left to get out of hand, consume valuable memory. Includes detailed walk-throughs and some interesting looks at how DMV’s can be used to investigate this problem.
The Biggest Cloud Computing Pitfall – Jason Massie discusses what he believes to be the biggest hurdle that Cloud Computing must overcome, if it is to encourage faster uptake.
Importance of running regular consistency checks – Paul Randal has released the results of hist latest online survey and discusses.
Are DBAs Losing Power? – Brent Ozar raises a very thought provoking question indeed. There are some good discussions going on in this post too so be sure to have your say on the matter.
Find Recently Executed Stored Procedures – Nice tip.
RANT: Got Performance Problems? Buy bigger hardware! – It’s another good old rant from Jonatahn Kehayias.
24 hours of free SQL training – Everyone loves a freebie and this case you get to learn a mountain of SQL Server stuff too.
DBA Compliments – Have you ever received any?
Editing Configuration files : SSIS Nugget – Here’s a nice and simple tip courtesy of Jamie Thomson
The Mythical Silver Bullet – Buck Woody goes in search of the answer.
Misc Techie Stuff
Massive Attack Strikes Websites – BBC news report on the recent attacks.
How Many Triangles? – If like me, you enjoy solving problems then you will love this puzzle courtesy of Bill the Lizard.
Murdoch signals end of free news – Could this be the end of free news content? Would you pay for your digital news?
Software Pricing: Are We Doing It Wrong? – Jeff Atwood discusses.
Have a great weekend!