SQL Server

SQL Hall of Shame

The other day a twitter discussion between Adam Machanic, Brent Ozar, and Klaus Aschenbrenner arose about the most useless features is SQL Server. Which if you…


SQL MCSA Name Changes

 The Four new SQL MCSA certifications coming out this fall have had a last minute name change. http://bit.ly/2q8lWPj


Yooper PASS Session

Tonight, I will be speaking remotely for the Yooper SQL Server User Group. I am assuming that Yooper refers to Upper Michigan. You can watch…


24 Hours of PASS: Security

 24 Hours of PASS: Data Security and Data Quality starts in 20 minutes. My session is Hour 14. But don’t miss all the great Speakers…


Automatic Tuning in SQL 2017

 Automatic tuning in SQL Server 2017, notifies you whenever a potential performance issue is detected, and lets you apply corrective actions, or lets the Database…


SQL Server 2017 Released

 Announcement from #MSDataAmp SQL Server 2017 is here.  Also check out this blog post on AI built into data services. Watch the entire #MSdataAmp webinar as…


Get Certified on SQL Server

T-SQL Tuesday #89 – The times they are a-changing Thank you to Koen Verbeeck for hosting this month’s T-SQL Tuesday. The topic for this month…


SQL Workbooks

So Kendra Little is starting a SQL Workbooks website where she will be helping people learn SQL Server by solving problems. I have always enjoyed…


Nashville #581

It is a very cold and rainy day for the first SQL Saturday of 2017. Nashville is one of the events I attend every year…