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Archives: August 2012

Webcast: The Art and Science of Handling Recruiters

Post-webcast update: The webcast went well! We talked, we QnA’ed, we gave out a free Roadmap, and all attendees got a discount code.  I’ve been asked several times, so I went ahead and posted the full Live Meeting recording over on www.DBARoadmap.com:

Click here to see “The Art… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 21 August 2012

PASS Summit Code of Conduct – my thoughts

The big furor today is over PASS‘s new written Code of Conduct. I’m going to crib unashamedly from Nic Cain’s blog post “Mind Your P’s and Q’s” to get this started, because he’s a friend and won’t mind (especially with the link), and because it’s a busy… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 21 August 2012

Quick Tip: Accurate Log Shipping Status

Here’s a quick reminder for those of you using log shipping, and checking the SSMS report “Transaction Log Shipping Status” to assure you that your log shipping is up to date: that report is not always accurate. (I’m looking right now at a report that claims Database1 hasn’t been restored… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 16 August 2012

Dear #SQLAwesomesauce: Is this idea batsh** crazy?

I’ve been out of town and off the grid – nothing like 10 days of family camping and roadtripping to unwind! – and now I’m back in black. Well, black polka dotted jammies, but that’s beside the point.

I received this email while on vacation, with a request for… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 15 August 2012

Notes to a DBA who wishes to know more

I just sent this off to a fellow DBA who wanted some resources. You may also be one of those, so here you go…

Here are a few of the better resources, just off the top of my head:

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 2 August 2012