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Archives: June 2011


I have a new tune stuck in my head now.  It got stuck there this afternoon shortly after my computer was forced into a reboot.  I was in the middle of writing a blog post, working on some stored procs and some general queries.  All of the sudden my system… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 30 June 2011

70-450 Study Guide

In my last post concerning my certification journey I said I may post a study guide.  I have thought it over and a sweetened condensed version of some of the topics covered would prove helpful.  Based on the Skills Measured page for the exam, one can determine topics to study… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 30 June 2011

MCITP: 3 Down 1 To Go

Despite my desire to do one exam a week in pursuit of the MCITP Certifications for DBA and Developer in SQL 2008, other things came up that have slowed me down considerably.  It was only today that I realized that it has been one month since the last exam that… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 27 June 2011

T-SQL Tuesday #19 – Disasters & Recovery

When I first read this article, I thought to myself “I have no clue on this one.  What could I write that would be unique or interesting?”

My Disasters

Have you heard that old axiom that bad things come in sets of three?  For me, I have three such tales… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 14 June 2011

June S3OLV Update

This is a real quick update.  It has been requested that we go ahead and provide LiveMeeting for tonight as well.  Thus Charley will be presenting in person but the meeting will be available to all who want to attend.

Entry into this meeting is open to the public –… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 9 June 2011

Meme Monday – Stupid Questions

This month we have an interesting topic for Meme Monday.  This is hosted by Thomas LaRock and the topics revolve in some way around SQL Server.  As Tom brought up, the saying is that “there are no stupid questions.”  I have long disagreed with that statement.  I think many… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 6 June 2011

June 2011 S3OLV Meeting

It’s Grillin’ Time

OK, so we won’t be grilling inside the meeting – or even at the meeting.  But it sure sounds good.  There will likely be Pizza and drinks.

For any who are interested, The S3OLV meeting will be held this Thursday June 16 at 18h30 PDT.

This month… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 6 June 2011