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Using Azure for free

There are a number of options for using Azure for free.  This is very useful for those of you who are not familiar with Azure and want to “play” with it:

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Posted in James Serra's Blog on 11 April 2017

T-SQL Tuesday #89 – There is No Cloud

T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blog gathering for the SQL Server/Data Professional community  It is the brainchild of Adam Machanic (B|T) and is not limited to just things around the SQL Server database engine. Each month a blogger hosts the event and anybody who wants to… Read more

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Posted in John Morehouse | Sqlrus.com on 11 April 2017

T-SQL Tuesday #89 Invitation – The times they are a-changing

This month’s topic by Koen Verbeeck (B|T) is based around times that are a changing. To break it down somewhat it was inspired by a blog post that Kendra Little (B|T) put together around Will the Cloud Eat My DBA Job.… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 11 April 2017

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Koen Verbeeck (b/t) is hosting T-SQL Tuesday this month and our topic is The times they are a-changing. In other words How does the cloud impact you and your job?

Well, to discuss how I feel about the cloud I have to go back a… Read more

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Posted in SQLStudies on 11 April 2017

T-SQL Tuesday #89 – New horizons and new opportunities!


TSQL Tuesday

I thought that I’d write a few words about this months T-SQL Tuesday -the blog party started by Adam Machanic (blog | twitter) and this month hosted by hosted by Koen Verbeeck (http://sqlkover.com/t-sql-tuesday-89-invitation-the-times-they-are-a-changing/),- as it’s a subject I’ve discussed many times… Read more

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Posted in measure twice, cut once. on 11 April 2017

T-SQL Tuesday 89 - The times they are a changing!

T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blog party for the SQL Server community (or Microsoft Data Platform community. Although it’s called T-SQL Tuesday, it’s not limited to SQL Server database engine only). It is the brainchild of Adam Machanic blog | twitter.

This month’s tsql2sday is being hosted by Koen… Read more

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Posted in cjsommer.com on 11 April 2017

T-SQL Tuesday #89 – The O/S It is A-Changing

It's T-SQL Tuesday time again - the monthly blog party was started by Adam Machanic (blog/@AdamMachanic) and each month someone different selects a new topic.  This month's cycle is hosted by Koen Verbeeck (blog/@Ko_Ver) and his chosen topic is "The Times They…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 11 April 2017

Upgrading VSTS Redgate Build Tasks

I’ve been putting it off, but in prepping for SQL Bits demos, I decided this was a good time to just upgrade my original build and release tasks on VSTS from v1 to v2 for the Redgate tasks.

The first step was to go into the marketplace and find the… Read more

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 11 April 2017

T-SQL Tuesday #89 – The times they are a-changing

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is hosted by yours truly! The topic this month: how do you keep up with the fast changing world of data management? Does this impact your job? Or do you feel there’s no impact at all for your position? Do you fear the cloud? And… Read more

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Posted in Koen Verbeeck on 11 April 2017

Microsoft Data Platform is changing – so am I

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday entry hosted by Koen Verbeeck (http://sqlkover.com/t-sql-tuesday-89-invitation-the-times-they-are-a-changing/), a blog post about how we feel about the ever changing times within our technology space. Personally I love this new era of cloud computing and do not feel threatened … Continue reading

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Posted in All About SQL on 11 April 2017

Microsoft Business Intelligence Materials from Discussion at Jacksonville University

Today I had the wonderful pleasure for leading a discussion regarding the products, services, and tools Microsoft provides in the business intelligence stack. I met with Jacksonville University students and faculty and also had the pleasure of speaking with members of local businesses that are interested in leveraging Microsoft technologies.… Read more

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Posted in SQL with Dustin Ryan on 10 April 2017

Power BI and Data Security – Compliance and Encryption

As Power BI becomes more prevalent in data analytics and visualization within the enterprise, data security becomes a significant concern. Power BI at its best is deployed to the Power BI service hosted on Microsoft’s Azure platform. Every enterprise should understand the level of security available with their data. Companies… Read more

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Posted in DataOnWheels on 10 April 2017

Don’t Duck On Responsibilities

Being a data professional you assume a certain amount of responsibility. It often requires having the right attitude and an action plan in place for finding the solutions to our problems at hand. Too many times we attack the symptoms causing the issue, but overlook the root cause. The quick… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 10 April 2017

The Binomial Formula with T-SQL and R

In a previous post I explained the basics of probability. In this post I will use some of those principles to see how to solve certain problems. I will pick a very simple problem that I found in a statistics textbook. Suppose I have 7 friends who are smokers. The… Read more

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Posted in Mala's Data Blog on 10 April 2017

Export SQL User Permissions to T-SQL script using PowerShell and dbatools

There are times when DBA’s are required to export database user permissions to a file. This may be for a number of reasons. Maybe for DR purposes, for auditing, for transfer to another database or instance. Sometimes we need to create a new user with the same permissions as another… Read more

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Posted in SQL DBA With A Beard on 10 April 2017

Margaritas and TexMex at VS Live

takes place in a few weeks and I’m excited. Austin is one of those cities I enjoy visiting, with a few friends, now a Redgate office, and some great good and drink. I’m hoping my wife will come along and we can enjoy a few days there.

However, I’ll… Read more

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 10 April 2017

Reviewing the 2016 PASS Audited Financials

Notes on items I found interesting in the financial statement, recommend you download and read the entire document.

  • Global Alliance Partner (GAP) dues decreased from $103k to $65k. This doesn’t seem like a lot of money either way, is this program successful?
  • It looks like we lost $40k in…

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Posted in SQLAndy on 10 April 2017

SQL Server Free eBooks, Softwares, Tutorials and Websites

When we start working as developer or learning, we often face this issue. Where is the best tutorials, books and other learning material? Sure, google can help you but it is difficult to keep track of all the information provided by the google. While working for more than 7 year,…

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Posted in Help on SQL Server on 10 April 2017

Why SQLSaturday? A SQLSat Career Case Study

We all know that SQLSaturday events are good for career networking, professional development, and technical education. Sometimes the perfect story presents itself as a real testimonial.

When fellow Baton Rouge SQL Saturday organizer Adrian Aucoin Jr. and I heard about John Wells' (@SQLServerDBA318) story of making a career…

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Posted in SQL Tact on 10 April 2017

Gethyn Ellis:My SQL Server You Tube Channel

Its been an interesting weekend at gethynellis.com I have been attempting to put together a SQL Server YouTubechannel. I’m planning on put lots of tutorials and how to videos on there. David P already has his own, where he records his SQL Saturday talks. Mine will be a little…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 10 April 2017

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