Archives: December 2011
This is very late – I know. The meeting was held on December 8, 2011 and I haven’t yet shared my recap/thoughts about the meeting.
We hold the SQL Server Society of Las Vegas user group meeting on the second Thursday of every month. We have decided to hold the… Read more
This month I am attempting to get a jump on things a bit. I am hoping to get the info out in a more timely fashion throughout this new year for the User Group meetings for S3OLV.
Out with the old and in with the new. Let’s ring in the… Read more
The past few months I have been pretty busy. December is no exception to that. Between normal work, moonlighting as a general contractor on my own basement, and trying to keep up with my family – it almost seems like the month has barely even been a blink.
Other than… Read more
I have seen a few recap posts bouncing around the net and started thinking about my own blog. So out of curiosity, I decided to take a look at my top 5 posts for 2011.
So, since I already subscribe to Google Analytics, I decided to check the stats in… Read more
Do you spend seconds, maybe even minutes trying to find things in SSMS? Ever find yourself scrolling up and down thrown the tree trying to find that one specific object you seek?
Did you know it doesn’t have to be that way? Microsoft has provided us the tools to help… Read more
Having flown a fair amount lately, I was thinking about the various levels of security within an airport. Part of that comes from seeing signs like the following all over the place.
These signs are placed in various places for very good reason. But seeing a sign such as… Read more
So, as this first Meme15 begs, why did I start blogging? Read more
Tis the Season
It is the season for TSQL Tuesday. More importantly it is the season for giving and reflection. And whether you celebrate Christmas or Chanukkah or Kawanzaa or TSQLTuesday because you believe or simply because of tradition, it is a good time to reflect and help somebody else. Read more
Yay. I finally took the plunge and decided to take Exam 70-451. This is the MCITP exam for the SQL 2008 Dev track.
Frankly, I had taken my time with this one because I was a bit concerned after taking the 70-450 exam. I saw that exam was more difficult… Read more
We are now only two days away from the biggest event of the week!!
More accurately though, it is the BIGGEST event for the Las Vegas chapter of PASS between 6:30Pm and 8:30PM Pacific.
The event is our Monthly meeting. And this month we have a pretty good topic… Read more
This is a good way to start monday, with a meme. This month Thomas LaRock has provided us with the theme and his entry here.
I thought of following along with a blog to match the song “Two front teeth” but don’t have nearly enough creative juices for that. Read more
Have you ever wanted or needed to get the data and log file size for all of the databases in your server?
I have seen scripts that would get this information in the past. All of the scripts seemed to use either a cursor or the proc from Microsoft called… Read more