Top 10 Recommended Books…

So the title says it all, right?  Well, only really partially. Recently an article was published listing the top 10 most recommended books for SQL Server.  That’s the part the title doesn’t say.  It is […]

Murder In Denver

I am about to set sail on a new venture with my next official whistle stop.  This year has been plenty full of whistle stops and I plan on continuing.  You can read (in full) about […]

Is your Team Willing to Take Control?

The calendar tells us that once again we have reached the second tuesday of the month.  In the SQL Community, this means a little party as many of you may already know.  This is the […]

T-SQL Tuesday #54 – Interviews and Hiring

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is hosted by Boris Hristov (blog|twitter) and his chosen topic is “Interviews and Hiring” – specifically interviewing and hiring of SQL Server Professionals.   This is a pretty interesting topic from a few […]

T-SQL Tuesday #051: Bets and Results

The line for this months TSQL Tuesday required wagers be made concerning the risks and bets that have either been made or not made. At close, we saw 17 people step up and place remarkable […]

Risking Health, Life and Family

Since announcing the topic last week for T-SQL Tuesday, I have thought about many different possibilities for my post.  All of them would have been really good examples.  The problem has not been the quality […]

Day 12 – High CPU and Bloat in Distribution

This is the final installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season. Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits: SQL Sat LV announcement Burning Time Reviewing Peers Broken Broker […]

Day 11 – Purging syspolicy

This is the eleventh installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season. Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits: SQL Sat LV announcement Burning Time Reviewing Peers Broken Broker […]

Day 10 – Retention of XE Session Data in a Table

Gathering event information is a pretty good thing.  It can do wonders for helping to troubleshoot.  What do you do if you need or want to be able to review the captured information in 3 months or maybe 12 months from now?

Day 9 – Queries Going Boom

This is the ninth installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season. Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits: SQL Sat LV announcement Burning Time Reviewing Peers Broken Broker […]