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Archives: June 2010

Partition Alignment and Late Night Infomericals

Late night infomercials make some amazing claims. “If you order now you too can cut through a cinderblock wall and then slice the most delicate of tomatoes. Add a side of bacon and you’ve got a tasty summertime treat that’s sure to please guests of all ages.”

Ahhh, yeah. Right.… Read more

0 comments, 548 reads

Posted in Joe Webb on 29 June 2010

Learn SQL Server 2008 R2 with 24-HOP

Last month, the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) held its second 24 Hours of PASS, or 24 HOP for short. What is 24 HOP? It is 24 one-hour SQL Server technical presentations streamed back to back for 24 hours straight. Wow!

The line up was impressive with many of… Read more

1 comments, 170 reads

Posted in Joe Webb on 18 June 2010

My PASS Session Abstracts

The 1992 Dream Team

When you hear the phrase “All-Star Lineup”, what comes to mind? The New York Yankees? The 1970′s Pittsburgh Steelers? What about the 1992 USA Olympic Basketball “Dream Team” in Barcelona? Oooooh.

Or maybe it’s simply a bacon, egg, & cheese biscuit?

Well, each year the SQL… Read more

2 comments, 110 reads

Posted in Joe Webb on 16 June 2010