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Archives: July 2010
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Recently Microsoft released a new version of SQL Server 2008 R2 called Parallel Data Warehouse Edition. there has been a lot of buzz about this new architecture because it is Microsoft’s entry into the Massive Parallel Processing (MPP) Scale out data warehousing arena. Typically Microsoft… Read more
Some exciting times coming up here in the South Florida SQL Server Community. SQL Saturday South Florida is rapidly approaching. We have some great speakers including some of my awesome colleagues Mike Davis and Mike Mollenhour from Pragmatic Works. Check out their blogs here. This is a great opportunity… Read more
Pretty exciting stuff gang! I have an approved session and an alternate for the PASS Summit in November. The SQL Saturday session you all know and love Zero to Cube is approved and on the schedule! I’m looking forward to it and I hope you will all come out and… Read more
Hey there SQL Lunchers. Your co-host Adam Jorgensen here. I wanted to let you know, for those of you whose evil bosses schedule lunch meetings that you missed a great SQLLunch yesterday from Brad Schacht. He spent some time with us talking about looping in SSIS and how to build… Read more
Hey guys, I’m preparing a few new article series for you but in the meantime I wanted to let you know about some cool things coming up. As I get confirmation on these I will get them posted.
First things first we at Pragmatic Works have a few Pass sessions… Read more
Whew, I just got my last chapter submitted to the editorial team for our newest book. I still have to record my videos for the accompanying DVD, but having the major writing process completed is a huge weight off our shoulders. This is my first book and it’s been a… Read more
Hey folks. I have yet to explore the world of Wolfram Alpha and still don’t claim to be an expert user, but a buddy of min forwarded me this intro to the power of the computational engine. It’s definitely worth checking out! It goes into things I had no idea… Read more
I get to work with a lot of different clients and client environments and like many companies they are often running mixed versions of SQL Server. This can make things challenges when doing training since if some folks are missing service packs, etc.. They can get mixed results in BIDS… Read more