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Archives: October 2017

Check out my Tips for Friday Blog Series

In case you missed, I started a new blog series several weeks ago called 5 Tips for Friday on SQL Server Best Practices. Every Friday I post a set of 5 best practices on a particular topic. The topic changes from week-to-week. This week’s topic is database configurations: 5 Tips…

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Necessity is the Mother of Automation

If you have worked with me or are a frequent reader of my blogs or a frequent attendee of my presentations, you know I hate doing things manually. Over my career, I have found that one of the biggest enemies of automation is being able to get someone else to…

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Webcast: Troubleshooting SQL Server Connection Issues

I will be doing a live webcast on Thursday, November 9th 2017 at 3 PM Eastern Time (8 PM UTC time) on Troubleshooting SQL Server Connection Issues. The description for the presentation is below. Hope to you all there. Registration is required to attend. Description Whenever a connection to SQL…

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Podcast with SQL Data Partners on Patching Best Practices

Recently, I joined Carlos L Chacon (site|@CarlosLChacon), Steve Stedman (blog|@SqlEmt), and the rest of the SQL Data Partners Podcast team for their podcast show and the episode went live earlier this month. We talked about best practice and the reality of patching SQL Server. Check out the podcast to get…

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