Archives: May 2012
- New York, NY: Friday, September 28, 2012
- Austin, TX: Monday,…
Reprinted from my Database Weekly editorial.
Forget what you thought you knew about SQL Server certification, as Microsoft has completely redesigned the SQL Server 2012 certification program, making is more difficult, costly, and time-consuming to attain. In addition, whether you like it or not, not only will you… Read more
As we have done for the last several years, SQLServerCentral.com will be offering its own track at SQL Server Connections (a part of the greater DevConnections event) in Las Vegas, NV, October 29 – November 1, 2012, at the Bellagio Hotel. This is in addition to the SQL Server tracks… Read more
I was just at SQLRally in Dallas, and I was speaking to a DBA friend of mine over lunch. He made the comment that his manager thought he spent too much time at work taking care of the organization’s data. He told me that he spent so much time at… Read more
In the April 2012 Question of the Month, I asked readers to tell me their favorite DBA books. I have compiled the results, and below are the most popular books my blog’s readers picked. If you are looking for a good SQL Server book to learn from, then you might… Read more
Now that SQL Server 2012 has been released, this month’s question is “How soon will you begin implementing SQL Server 2012?” If you have done so already, share with us your experience. If you will be waiting to implement 2012, tell us why.
Post your responses to the SQL Server… Read more
Often when I speak at user groups and conferences, I ask attendees what versions of SQL Server they are running. As… Read more