Archives: February 2016
I’ll be giving a webinar for MSSQLTips.com on Thursday March 10, 2016.
The title is SQL Server BI Best Practices and its abstract goes like this:
Join us for this webcast to learn about best practices for SSIS, SSRS and SSAS.
Our presenter, Koen Verbeeck has several years of…
I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be giving a session at the very first SQLSaturday (aka SQLSaturday 505) in Belgium. SQLSaturday are free events focusing on SQL Server and related technologies. They are organised around the world. SQLSaturdays are a great opportunity for local speakers to get some real-life experience… Read more
I had to do some performance testing for an MSSQLTips article and I thought I’d share the framework I used in a blog post.
First of all we have to log start and end dates of the package to a table so we can easily calculate the duration a package… Read more
One of the smaller announcements amidst the gazillion new features of SQL Server 2016, is that SSMS is now a separate installation. You heard that right (read, probably), no more dragging along those bulky .ISO files with the entire SQL Server set-up just to install some client tools. Just like… Read more
A few weeks back, the folks at Apress Publishing sent me a copy of the book Expert Performance Indexing in SQL Server for me to review. Since I know both the authors and since I’m familiar with the spectacular work they do, I was happy to do so. Doesn’t mean… Read more