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Archives: December 2012

The Year That Was – 2012

2012 was, simply stated, a year that kicked my butt.  When I wasn’t struggling professionally, I was struggling personally.  Health issues, culminating in a diagnosis of Type II diabetes, and the passing of my father soon after Thanksgiving marked my biggest struggles.  I apologize to those of you who are… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 31 December 2012

Learn More About SQL Server IO and Query Tuning in These Webcasts

I’m doing two new webcasts next week on Wednesday, December 19th, one in the morning and the other after lunch.


SSDs are a Game Changer for SQL Server Storage

No, don’t let the title mislead you.  This session is not exclusively about SSDs.  But this is my first session… Read more

6 comments, 651 reads

Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 14 December 2012

Let’s Talk Licensing and Virtualization for SQL Server

I have two new articles up on Database Trends & Applications magazine.  I’d love to get your thoughts and feedback!

Welcome to the Weird, Wild World of SQL Server Licensing

Not long in the past, SQL Server licensing was an easy and straightforward process. You used to take one… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 13 December 2012