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Archives: October 2011

SQLInspireNYC - You can still REGISTER for FREE! - Embarcadero Give-a-way

You may have missed the big announcement yesterday on SQLServerCentral.com, that thanks to one of our great event sponsors, Red Gate , we were giving away (20) Twenty FREE registrations, for the lucky folks who grabbed the 100% discount code, and registered immediately.  It was a limited special offer, and… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 26 October 2011

SQLInspireNYC Event - We're giving away SQL MVP Deep Dives Vol.2

Now the PASS has well passed, folks are setting their sites on our upcoming NYC SQLPeople event called SQLInspireNYC .

SQLPeople is coming to New York on November 12, 2011! SQLInspire NYC is our second event, and we’ve lined up speakers set to inspire you to create and grow in your… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 18 October 2011

SafePeak version 2.1 for SQL Server Performance Acceleration Released!

Our friends at SafePeak has released a Major Update: Introducting SafePeak version 2.1 for SQL Server Performance Acceleration!

This unique caching solution offers the only Plug & Play application acceleration solution for cloud, hosted and business SQL server applications.  And now, there are even greater new improved features such as:

  • Improvement of…

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 17 October 2011

Coming to reality near you - DBA in Space - Produced by Red Gate...

Space - the Final Frontier!

Do not adjust your monitor- this blog is NOT a joke - rubbing your eyes will not help!

Now, Red Gate is an ingenious company, with ingeniously simple software tools, but when I first got the Friends-of-Red-Gate memo, I thought I definitely was dreaming!  Maybe… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 12 October 2011

PASS Summit Q&A RoundTable Discussion w/MVPs and Presenters...

Hello, SQL Community and PASS Summit attendees! 

This is an exciting week for all of us!  It's wheels down for so many in Seattle, others on their way, still in the air, soon to meet up at the largest SQL Server and BI conference in the WORLD!  Our MVPs, peers and SQL Colleagues are… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 11 October 2011

NYC MSBI NYC Event - Evolved BI with SQL Server “Denali”

While many of us SQL Server enthusiasts in the community will be at PASS Summit 2011, all next week, the local Microsoft BI NYC UserGroup is hosting an event with BI expert Andrew Brust, (blog|twitter) CEO of Blue Badge Insights, on Monday, October 10, 2011.… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 7 October 2011


Quick blog post to let you know that a special ONE-DAY TODAY ONLY deal by the publisher of the fantastic SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2   - 50% OFF the MEAP (Manning Early Access Program) of Deep Dives Vol 2! 

Goto this site link, DEEP DIVES 2 FOR HALF-PRICE Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 4 October 2011

It's NOT too late Win an iPad2 - Share you SQL Story!


Happy October!

Last month I announced a cool new SQL challenge to simply share your SQL Server Performance story with us, and you would be entered to win an iPad2, and/or some Amazon Gift Cards.  We did generate some buzz, and had some interesting and good stories submitted. Well, the… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 3 October 2011