Archives: April 2010
Finally I am putting down to paper my marathon race list for this season. Some of my favorite races are Hurricane Half Marathon, HobbleCreek Half Marathon, Top of Utah Half Marathon, Top of Utah Marathon, St. George Marathon, and the Deseret News (Pioneer Days) Marathon. My normal season would have… Read more
For the April T-SQL Tuesday, I blogged about a report to find information on the BLOBs in a database. I have since seen a request to add to that script. The addition would add some good information concerning the columns involved in a BLOB index. This information is to… Read more
I came across a recent posting about seeing multiple entries in sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats for the same index. This kind of behavior can be somewhat concerning since that view should have a unique entry for each index. As described by Microsoft, this view
“Returns counts of different types of index operations and… Read more
Really short post here. I just found out that Stacia Misner (blog |blog 2 | @StaciaMisner) and Ross Mistry have released the SQL 2008 R2 book. I knew this book was in the works from speaking to Stacia over the last few months (she’s in my UG).… Read more
Back on March 30, I wrote about a Stepping Stone Certification that seems to be missing between the MCM and MCITP. I had planned on keeping regular updates about the topic on my blog and have been slacking a bit. It is certainly time to post an update.
Since that… Read more
This month for my second submission into T-SQL Tuesday, I decided to go with something that provides some insight into the data that is being stored and the impact it may have on storage. If you haven’t seen it by now, I made a bone-headed mistake last week by submitting… Read more
We held our meeting last night and had a good time. Thanks to those that were able to make it out. Comments made after the meeting were favorable. People enjoyed the meeting, there was a lot of discussion, and some good information disseminated. Oh, and we had PIZZA too.
Our… Read more
Have you ever done anything that made you feel like a dunderhead? Maybe a little bone-headed, thick, numb-skullish?
Here is my grin and bear it oops post about a recent post I wrote. I somehow believed that 6 April 2010 was the second tuesday of the month. I wasn’t paying… Read more
As chance would have it, I had been checking Adam’s blog daily for the last few days to find the next T-SQL Tuesday. Not having seen it, I started working on my next post yesterday evening. The fortunate thing is that the post I was working on fits well with… Read more
As we close out the First Quarter of 2010 it is time to review progress made on the Goals I set at the beginning of the year. So far, I think I am progressing pretty well. There has been measurable progress. Thus I will break down each of the goals… Read more