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Archives: February 2011

SQLSaturday#69 - Update - Schedule Posted! - You Can Still Register

It's just a little less than 2 weeks to SQLSaturday#69 at DeVry University, 1140 Virginia Drive, Ft. Washington, PA 19034 . Just in case you haven't made up your mind about attending, the speaker schedule has been posted.  If you are going to be in the vicinity, it's still NOT… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 21 February 2011

Intro to SSAS BI Workshop - Review

 A Synopsis of My Experiences of the “Intro to SSAS” BI Workshop in NYC!

By Robert Pearl

Well it’s a wrap of the NYC SSAS BI Workshop, presented by Pragmatic works' Brian Knight and Mike Davis. These guys don't need me to promote them, but I do want… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 18 February 2011

What's OLD in SQL Server 11 aka Denali? - Deprecated Feature List

Well, we always see, hear, and read about the list of NEW features in the myriad of articles, columns and blogs on "What's New is Denali?".  So, I changed my title to "What's OLD...?"  More succinctly, what features are being removed or that 4-syllable word that strikes fear in the hearts of us mortal… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 8 February 2011

28-days in February - What to do - Read about Waits & Queues

Happy Monday!  I'm sure many of you may have already caught on, that Waits & Queues is the way to go over previous performance analysis methodologies.  With wait stats, you can directly pinpoint the bottleneck and see exactly what it is that SQL Server is waiting on, which resources, and… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 7 February 2011

Something BIG in Boston - SQLSaturday#71


Last time, I blogged about the first upcoming event in the North East in Philadelphia, PA – SQLSaturday#69, but now let’s move North to New England, to a place where everybody knows your name. J Now that the Patriots are out, and Baseball season seems miles away… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 2 February 2011