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Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY

I’m a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 15+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of three young boys. I have been a DBA at a public university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a remote DBA with customers across the United States. I write and speak primarily about the tips and tricks that I discover along my SQL Server journey.

Archives: September 2012

I voted in the PASS Election - you should too!

If you are a member of PASS you have probably already received an email that looks like this:


From: <hq@sqlpass.org>
Date: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:22 AM
Subject: PASS Votes: Your 2012 Elections Ballot
To: andyhusker@gmail.com

Dear PASS Member,
The future of PASS is in your hands. As…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 28 September 2012

No more NebraSQL

After having too many people ask me what NebraSQL meant (its a play on words - Nebraska+SQL - get it?)  I have decided to give up on that attempt at being clever and just go to "Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY" 

I have also updated the URL to nebraskasql.blogspot.com - the…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 27 September 2012

Come See Us at SQL Saturday #165 in Lincoln!

I will be speaking with several of my House of Brick Technologies colleagues at SQL Saturday #165 in Lincoln in a couple weeks (October 6th):

I am giving my solo presentation on the Ola Hallengren Maintenance Solution and also co-presenting "Virtualizing Business Critical SQL Servers" with our SQL…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 26 September 2012

SQL Saturday 154 Rocked - Great Job St. Louis!

This last Saturday (09/15/2012) I traveled to St. Louis to present at #sqlsat154.  My colleague David Klee (blog/@kleegeek) and I each had one session chosen to present - he spoke on Database Health and Performance and I spoke on the Ola Hallengren Maintenance Solution. …

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 17 September 2012