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Archives: January 2010

Speaking at the Baltimore SQL Server User Group


On Monday, the first of February, 2010, I will be speaking at the Baltimore SQL Server User Group meeting at 7:00 PM EST. My topic will be SQL Server Locking and Blocking Made Simple. In it, I will discuss:

  • The need for locking
  • The consequences of blocking
  • How SQL Server…

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Posted in Joe Webb on 27 January 2010

The Three Events That Brought Me Here


Recently Paul Randal (twitter, blog) instigated another meme in the SQL Server community – What three events brought you here. If you’re not familiar with memes, I’ve explained them in another post entitled “What’s Your Biggest Weakness?” And as I mentioned in that post, I…

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Posted in Joe Webb on 26 January 2010

Goals and Theme Word for 2010


I was warned by my father when I turned 21 that, although it seemed like it took a long to reach 21, three blinks from now I’d be 40. Boy was he right! The older I get, the faster time seems to pass by.

We’re two-thirds of the way through…

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Posted in Joe Webb on 19 January 2010