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Archives: May 2011

Taking It to the Extreme: SQLCLR and Parallelism - a NYC event coming soon!

Here’s another awesome SQL event coming to New York City.  (Keep reading for your discount below!) It’s already getting hot here, so by the time July 14, 2011 rolls around, we’re going need something real cool to do.   It’s not your typical SQL Server intro or even… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 31 May 2011

The Ties that Bind Us....Community, People, Exceptional DBAs...

Hi, All.  Just some thoughts on a passing scene.  Didn't expect to blog today.  Many projects in the queue, but stopped and paused anyway to take a moment to reflect on the ties that bind us. 

Keeping my eyes peeled for worthy news stories and events, I've gotten into a ritual to… Read more

5 comments, 1,292 reads

Posted in Pearl Knows on 25 May 2011

EVENT: NYC SQL Server User Group Presents SSRS with Edwin Sarmiento.

 Another great event coming to NYC this Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 6PM!  The NYC SQL Server User Group presents a unique twist on SSRS with SQL Server MVP Edwin Sarmiento.  All the way from Ottawa, Canada, Edwin will be gracing us with his excellent presentation on SSRS. 

So,… Read more

1 comments, 1,215 reads

Posted in Pearl Knows on 24 May 2011

SQL Server News, Upcoming Local Events & Webinars.........

Wow! It's only Tuesday, and there's so much going on in the SQL Server World! I wanted to share some of this with you out there, and not even sure where to start or where to post. Too much to drill down, but I will give a few bullet points… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 17 May 2011

NJ SQL UG Event: SQL Server 2008 Database mirroring - MAK

May 17th NJSQL UG Meeting - SQL Server 2008 Database mirroring with MAK

Date: Tuesday, May 17th

Topic: SQL Server 2008 Database mirroring - A high availability for SQL Server database

If you're in the NY/NJ/PA area, tonight the NJSQL User Group, run by Melissa Demsak (aka SQLDiva|Twitter), is… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 17 May 2011

TSQL Tuesday #18 - Using CTE to Analyze Disk IO

   (TSQL Tuesday on Wednesday! - Apologies for the late entry - better late than never)

Today’s topic is CTE’s. Scientifically speaking, solids mostly expand in response to heating and contract on cooling. This response to temperature change is expressed as its coefficient of thermal expansion or CTE.

Wait! Don’t… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 11 May 2011