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Re-Indexing – The quest of ultimate automation

In this session, Prakash will walk you through design considerations, accompanied with a script demo using PowerShell to generate a...  Read more...
By Prakash Heda 2014/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Wait Statistics #4 LCK_M_xx

In the 4th article of the Wait Statistics series we will dive into LCK_M_xx waits. This is another wait type...  Read more...
By Enrico van de Laar 2014/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Why I’m Only Casting One Vote This Year in the PASS Election

First, a reminder/disclaimer that I am serving on the PASS NomCom this year. The four candidates in the election are...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Four Big Things PASS Could Do Next Year

Here’s my wish list: Fix the membership problem. One voter, one vote. That’s what we want. The current hack of requiring...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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The BaCON Debacle, or Who’s Mike?

Who is Mike in the business intelligence/analytics world? Is it Mike White? If it is, he’s the guy I call for...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQLSaturday Orlando Marketing Plan-Part 47

Notes: We sent out a final you haven’t paid for lunch reminder on Wed, asked for a reply if they were...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Convert UK Postcode to Latitude/Longitude/Northing/Easting using SQL CLR

Just a quick post this time. I had a requirement to convert a small number of UK based postcodes to...  Read more...
By Arthur Olcot 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Presto Chango

About six months ago, I wrote a post reviewing a book titled The Phoenix Project. In that post, I compared...  Read more...
By Tracy McKibben 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server 2014 Cardinality Estimator

SQL Server 2014 Cardinality Estimator The SQL Server 2014 cardinality estimator has been improved to increase the quality of SQL Server query...  Read more...
By Derek Wilson 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Taking control of the ‘sa’ account for SQL Server 2012

As a DBA, it is perfectly normal to forget your password from time to time. No need to hold your breath...  Read more...
By CarlaAbanes 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Why Have a Nom Com?

I don’t want to get too deeply involved in the complaints and struggles of PASS, but I also want to...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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#PASSVOTE 2014

Hello Dear Reader!  The PASS Board of Director elections are upon us again.  We have 3 spots open and 4...  Read more...
By SQLBalls 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Still time to get a SQL Server tattoo

Not for me, and perhaps not for you, but you can still encourage Jason Strate, Gareth Swanepoel, Ed Watson, and...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Thoughts on PASS Board Nomination Process: #passvotes

Having very recently gone through the nomination process for the PASS Board, I thought I would share a few things...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQLSaturday Orlando Marketing Plan-Part 46

Registration count after some cancellations now at 577, way above my goal of 500. We’ve decided not to spend on...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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What I know about batch files

For a SQL Server guy it sometimes amazes me how often I’m in and out of batch files and how...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Resolving SSDT-BI Installation with IsVisualStudio2012ProInstalled() error

Recently I was building a new virtual machine for presentations, and loaded up my usual battery – Windows 7, SQL Server...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Changing configuration settings with sp_configure

I was recently asked where to go in Configuration Manager to change the settings for xp_cmdshell. It was then that...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2014/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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A SQLServerCentral DR Event

We had a disaster at SQLServerCentral this past weekend. It wasn’t a big disaster, but it was an event that...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/09/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Vote for Grant Fritchey

Just a brief note to say that I will be voting for Grant Fritchey for the PASS Board and I...  Read more...
By chuckboycejr 2014/09/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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