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Archives: September 2009

Arrive in Sydney To Begin 30-Day Australia & New Zealand Speaking Tour

I’ve just began my 30-day tour of Australia and New Zealand, where I will be making 11 presentations in 9 different cities. I began my journey from my home, on the Big Island of Hawaii at 9:30 AM on Saturday, and arrived in Sydney at 8:30 PM on Sunday. Hawaii… Read more

0 comments, 156 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 28 September 2009

Arrive in Sydney To Begin 30-Day Australia & New Zealand Speaking Tour

 

I’ve just began my 30-day tour of Australia and New Zealand, where I will be making 11 presentations in 9 different cities. I began my journey from my home, on the Big Island of Hawaii at 9:30 AM on Saturday, and arrived in Sydney at 8:30 PM on Sunday.… Read more

1 comments, 155 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 28 September 2009

15-25% Off SQL Server Microsoft Certification Exams

Microsoft is offering from 15-25% off selected Microsoft Certification Exams. In order to receive the discount, you must register, schedule, and purchase the discounted exams by December 31, 2009. Visit here for more information.

Here are the discounts available for the SQL Server Exams:

15% Off

  • 70-432
  • 70-433
  • 70-448

Read more

0 comments, 195 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 24 September 2009

15-25% Off SQL Server Microsoft Certification Exams

Microsoft is offering from 15-25% off selected Microsoft Certification Exams. In order to receive the discount, you must register, schedule, and purchase the discounted exams by December 31, 2009. Visit here for more information.

Here are the discounts available for the SQL Server Exams:

15% Off

  • 70-432
  • 70-433
  • 70-448…

Read more

2 comments, 269 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 24 September 2009

Free SQL Server Dashboard

Greg Larsen, a SQL Server DBA, and the owner of the website SQLServerExamples.com, has released a free plug-in for SSMS called the SQL Server DBA Dashboard. The useful tool produces a multitude of reports to help both DBAs and Developers in their quest to see inside of SQL Server,… Read more

2 comments, 278 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 23 September 2009

Free SQL Server Dashboard

Greg Larsen, a SQL Server DBA, and the owner of the website SQLServerExamples.com, has released a free plug-in for SSMS called the SQL Server DBA Dashboard. The useful tool produces a multitude of reports to help both DBAs and Developers in their quest to see inside of SQL Server,… Read more

2 comments, 2,229 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 23 September 2009

Free eBook: “Protecting SQL Server Data”

SQL Server security expert, John Magnabosco, has just authored the new book, Protecting SQL Server Data, the first book of its kind to be devoted to the protection of SQL Server data using encryption.

Covering both SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008, the book handholds the reader, step-by-step,… Read more

0 comments, 228 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 22 September 2009

Free eBook: “Protecting SQL Server Data”

 

SQL Server security expert, John Magnabosco, has just authored the new book, Protecting SQL Server Data, the first book of its kind to be devoted to the protection of SQL Server data using encryption.

Covering both SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008, the book handholds the reader,… Read more

4 comments, 475 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 21 September 2009

Some 24 Hours of PASS Sessions Can Now be Viewed Online

If you missed out on some of the 24 free, live sessions that made up the 24 Hours of PASS, some of them can now be viewed here. To view them, you will have to register, whether or not you originally registered for the 24 Hours of Pass. As… Read more

1 comments, 152 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 9 September 2009

30 Days of Adventure in Australia and New Zealand

Starting Saturday, September 26, 2009, I will begin a 30 day, 9 city, and 11 session speaking tour of Australia and New Zealand. While I have been on several 2 and 3 week speaking tours, this will be my longest and most complex.

I have spent nearly a year making… Read more

3 comments, 243 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 4 September 2009

SQL Bits Conference to Run Three Days

 

The next SQL Bits conference, the largest SQL Server conference in Europe, will be held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport South Wales, England. For the first time, this event will be held for three days, from November 19-21, 2009.

The first day (Thursday, November 19, 2009), will… Read more

0 comments, 161 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 3 September 2009

Help Design a New SQL Server Monitoring Tool

In an experiment in SQL Server community involvement, the members of Red Gate Software’s software development usability team have created a new website called www.thefutureofmonitoring.com. This team, among other teams at Red Gate Software, are working Version 2 of its popular SQL Response software.

The goal of the new… Read more

2 comments, 188 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 3 September 2009

Josef Richberg Voted Exceptional DBA of the Year

For the second year in a row, SQLServerCentral.Com and Red Gate Software have sponsored the Exceptional DBA of the Year awards. DBAs are nominated by the SQL Server community, and the top five finalists are selected by a panel of judges. These five finalists are then voted on by the… Read more

2 comments, 296 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 3 September 2009

24 Hours of PASS was an Adventure

On July 21, just a few short weeks ago, I got an e-mail from Rick Heiges, who is on the Board of Directors for PASS, asking me if I was willing to participate in the 24 Hours of PASS virtual conference, to be held on September 1, 2009. This was… Read more

1 comments, 214 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 2 September 2009

Tulsa TechFest to be Held November 7, 2009

 

The next annual Tulsa TechFest will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2009, at the Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, OK. This free, one-day event offers seven separate tracks, providing over 90 different sessions, covering such topics as:

  • Silverlight 2.0
  • Designers
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Agile
  • Data Security
  • .NET…

Read more

5 comments, 148 reads

Posted in SQL Aloha on 2 September 2009