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Archives: March 2009

Orlando .NET Code Camp 2009 Recap

On Saturday, 3/28, I presented Useful T-SQL Statements You May Not Be Aware Of at the 2009 Orlando .NET Code Camp. Despite some glitches with the projector I think the presentation went well. About 20 people came and there was a lot of good dialog, a few laughs, and… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 31 March 2009

Launch Replication Monitor Without SSMS

I manage a lot of replication publications\subscriptions and when I get a latency or agent failure alert it always bugs me that I have to go through 5 steps to launch Replication Monitor: launch SSMS, go to my server in object explorer, expand the treeview, right click on the Replication… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 25 March 2009

Ada Lovelace Day – Celebrating Women In Technology

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology. I don't normally post off-topic things, but this particular subject hits home for me. No, not because the first computer language I learned in college was Ada 95. It's because I… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 24 March 2009

Data Mining With Google Insights For Search

I recently read a NYT article that highlighted how Google search data is being used to predict flu outbreaks at a regional level and in some cases a week to 10 days before they're reported by the CDC. It turns out that a good portion, if not all, of Google's… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 23 March 2009