Archives: October 2011
Let’s apply a little backup and restore knowledge, eh wot?
Prerequisites: basic T-SQL, create objects/data, basic understanding of recovery models and backup types.
Reading – SQL Server Books… Read more
We’ve had some BIG fun this week, relatively speaking, with #SQLSue and #SQLIdiot and just general #SQLcraziness. We’ve had several blogs out already, including my Rat Sues Corn! … and Why I Feed Trolls, Jorge Segarra’s heartfelt We Are Community, and Steve Jones’ Is my blog infringing on… Read more
So I clicked, I read, I downloaded and read some more. To summarize (BIG summary!), this paper says that in pre-2008 Windows server, the networking protocol stack… Read more
Note: I will be updating this post with, er, updates as I get them…
Today’s keynote with Dr. DeWitt starts at 8:15am EDT. Click here to watch today’s keynote live. For information on today’s keynote, titled “Big Data – What is the Big Deal?“, see the SQLPASS.org page on Keynotes.
Announcement: bradmcgehee: Free download of SQL Server MVP Deep Dives…
12:00 Geoff Hitten, BOD member and WIT dude (okay, I don’t know his official title). Introduced Jes Borland. This is… Read more
Today’s keynote with Quentin Clark starts at 8:15am EDT. Click here to watch today’s keynote live. For information on today’s keynote (“a demo-packed adventure across SQL Server solutions that span traditional boxed software, appliances and cloud”) see the SQLPASS.org page on Keynotes.
8:15 Short series of videos promoting… Read more
After this morning’s keynote, I managed to make it down to the expo hall JUST in time to catch Red-Gate’s big announcement. They’re sending a DBA into space.
Welcome to PASS Summit 2011 Day 1!! Be sure to get your very own copy of the hot-off-the-presses MVP Deep Dives 2 today at the PASS bookstore and hit the author signing 1-1:30pm in the Expo Hall (or, if you’re playing along at home, from Manning.com) Sales benefit Operation Smile Read more
Today was a good day. I posted about the first part of today earlier, and we left off there with a little on-campus marketing. For the ride back into town, Kalen Delaney (blog, twitter) was kind enough to drie us AND give a truly wonderful interview. Let… Read more
Today was also a good day. Sean and I both popped awake at 4:30am local time (6:30am personal time), for no appreciable reason. This didn’t do us much good on the sleep front, but we did have a nice breakfast in the Sheraton restaurant.
It’s been another day o fun… Read more
Summer camp has begun. Sure, people are still en route, but a whole bunch of us are already here and tweeting/blogging/networking/listening with furious joy.
I’m in on-campus MVP sessions today and tomorrow, so there’s not a whole lot of techie content I’ll be able to share. BUT, Aaron Bertrand ( Read more
I made you something wonderful. It’s a cheatsheet for the PASS Summit, which has info about us (of course), about PASS, some helpful tips, and best of all a list of cool things happening at this year’s PASS Summit.
Choose your print-your-own flavor, or come and see me in person… Read more
Hidy-ho there, neighbors! This is an update of last year’s Attend the PASS Summit from Home blog. I’ll be updating this over the next few days, so keep your eyes out…
Hello and welcome to my live blog/recap of SQL Saturday #97 in Austin! Wes Brown and the crew from CACTUSS are, so far, putting on a bang-up show, especially considering it’s their first conference ever!
So lets see here…Sean and I drove down for the lovely speaker dinner last night… Read more