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Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year

I’m not working too hard today, so this is just a short post to wish all my readers a very happy and prosperous New Year


Learn more about SQL Server Virtualization on 2013 then enrol on one of these Learning Tree courses

London: SQL Server Virtualisation and Consolidation

Toronto: SQL…

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

December Top 4 Popular Posts

It is Monday today but its no ordinary Monday. Today is New Years Eve, its the end of December and its the last day of the year. This post is looking back at the top 4 popular posts on the blog for December 2012

  1. SP_Change_Users_login
  2. Bulk Insert Permissions
  3. DB_Executor Role

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

My RSS Reader…The Great Clean Up

If you blog and call yourself a blogger then you probably have a pretty full RSS reader. Mine has been added to considerably over the years. Well I signed into my Google reader account today and I realised that there is a lot of blogs that either I don’t read… Read more

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

SQL Server Cumulative Update

Microsoft today announced the latest round of SQL Server Cumulative Updates

SQL Server 2012 CU 5 – You can get more information here

SQL Server 2008 SP2 CU 4 – You can get more information here

SQL Server 2008 SP1 CU10 – You can get more information here

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

Closing the Results Window in SSMS

This is a guest post by David Postlethwaite.

I’ve been wondering how to do this for years. At SQL Bits and SQL Saturday the presenters make the results window disappear with a keyboard click but I could never work it out.

Well today I was working on a query and…

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

Merry Christmas from gethynellis.com

This is a very short post on Christmas Eve to wish all my readers a very Merry Christmas!

I’m going to be working very minimally over the Christmas period, I will be online from time to time but I have nothing strenuous that I need to achieve and I will… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 24 December 2012

SQL Server Training in 2013–SQL Server Virtualisation and Consolidation

As we approach a new year many of you will be looking at your SQL Server Training needs for 2013. During 2012 I was fortunate enough to author another course for Learning Tree – this course focuses on running SQL Server in a virtual environment. It is titled 2109 SQL…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 19 December 2012

SQL Server Training in 2013–SQL Server 2012 New Features

As we approach the end of 2012 – The release year for SQL Server 2012 many of you as we approach 2013 will have version upgrades, hardware refreshed and the real possibility of SQL Server 2012 being run in your production environment. So you might be after some SQL Server…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 17 December 2012

SQL Server Training–New York New York!

For those that read my blog regularly you will know that I over the last couple of years I have been able travel quite extensively delivering  SQL Server Training with Learning Tree. At the start of December I travelled to New York to deliver more SQL Server Training the course… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 13 December 2012

SQL Server Disaster Recovery

I was reading a blog post by Steve Jones on Monday and I started to write a comment on his blog, as it turned out it that comment turned into this post. Now this week is SQL Server disaster recovery week over on sqlservercentral.com so I thought I’d get involved… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 11 December 2012

SQL Server Books–Query Tuning

Last week I was delivering a SQL Server Training course for learning tree. The course was 2109 SQL Server Virtualization and Consolidation: Hands-On. As part of the course the class discussion moved onto the importance tuning your queries ensuring they make efficient use of the servers resources. One of… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 10 December 2012

SQL Server Consulting Blog–Sunday Stats

I’m going to continue with my series of posts on analysing how well my SQL Server Consulting blog has done in terms of traffic this week, I’m doing this just as a way of document how well or not so well the blog is doing in terms of performance, traffic… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 9 December 2012

SQL Server Training in 2013

Unbelievably it is December already and 2013 is fast approaching. With the Christmas break fast approaching now is the time to start thinking about your SQL Server training needs for start the new year.

If you are based in Europe and fancy a trip to Sweden in early January I… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 3 December 2012

SQL Server Consulting Blog–Saturday Stats 1st Dec 2012

This post is little experiment I’m trying out this weekend. The SQL Server Consulting blog has been up and running since 2009  when it replaced my old website as my main publishing medium. Since that time traffic has steadily grown and one thing that' I’ve noticed recently is how different… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 1 December 2012