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Archives: May 2012

How to Give your .NET application HA

By David Postlethwaite

I was at a meeting the other week when someone mentioned that you could specify two SQL Servers in a .NET connection string. I hadn’t heard of this before and did some investigation and found out a bit more.
In your SQL connection string you can… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 31 May 2012

Learning Tree: SQL Server DBA Skills Upgrade

I’m very lucky in my work as freelance consultant and trainer I get to travel the world, and last week I was delivering Learning Tree course 2105 SQL Server 2012: DBA Skills Upgrade in Ottawa Canada. I’m not only a Learning Tree instructor for this course but I’m also the… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 30 May 2012

Books for Learning Transact SQL

I got asked a question recently about what books I would recommend for learning T-SQL. I posted a couple months back about me book list for SQL Server 2012. You can find that post here. In terms of T-SQL I have a couple of books that I Like

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 29 May 2012

The Importance of Regular Blogging

Between my old website, which I started back in 2007 (which has since disappeared) and my blog, which I switched to in 2009 I have been writing and publishing content regularly for a at least 5 years.

I enjoy writing on my blog I use my blog to document what… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 28 May 2012