Today I came across a link to a neat little script for SQL 2005 / 2008 to help derive the head blocker in a blocking chain. That script can be found here. I was looking […]
This is just a quick note to remind anybody who may be interested of the upcoming Las Vegas User Group meeting. As I posted here, we will be learning OLAP for the OLTP pro. This […]
Today I would like to revisit a post of mine that is rather old. More precisely, the script in that post needs revisiting. This is one of my more favorite scripts and I still have […]
Did you know that your sign may have changed? I didn’t – at least not until reading the meme Monday announcement. Most people probably will see no difference in their astrological sign. However, if you […]
We have had a bit of a lag between meetings for the User Group of Las Vegas. In June, a meeting was scheduled but did not happen. The cause of that was due to being […]
This past Fourth of July weekend I had the opportunity to do a few different things and thought I would share some experiences. None of these experiences were job related but the lessons from these experiences could be applied to SQL and databases. I will explain that a little bit later.
I was reading a blog by Pinal Dave that was about using catalog views to obtain information about stats for the entire database. While reading the blog, I was reminded about an interesting tidbit of […]