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Archives: August 2010

Replication Gotcha - Including An Article In Multiple Publications

When administering replication topologies it's common to group articles into publications based on roles that subscribers fulfill. Often you'll have multiple subscriber roles and therefore multiple publications, and in some cases a subset of articles are common between them. There's nothing to prevent you from adding the same article to… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 31 August 2010

Replication Gotcha: Blank XML

Transactional replication in SQL Server 2005\2008 can handle the XML datatype just fine with few exceptions - one in particular being when the XML value is blank. I'll save the argument about whether or not a blank (or empty string if you prefer) value is well formed XML for another… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 24 August 2010

Thoughts On The 2010 PASS BoD Elections Candidate List

Yesterday PASS published the list of candidates on the ballot for the 2010 Board of Directors election. Much to my surprise my friends Steve Jones (Blog | Twitter) and Jack Corbett (Blog | Twitter) did not make the final cut. The ensuing chatter on Twitter; comments on… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 19 August 2010

The PASS SQLRally Logo Winner Is…

With 63% of the total votes our winner is Speedometer! Congratulations to azzam on 99designs and thank you to everyone else who submitted logos and took the time to vote for their favorite design.

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 10 August 2010

Vote For The PASS SQLRally Logo

We received over 100 submissions for our 99designs contest to design the SQLRally logo. The SQLRally planning team, with help from the PASS Board of Directors, have narrowed the list down to 3 finalists. Now it's up to the SQL community to help pick the winner! Check out the 3… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 4 August 2010