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Archives: December 2013

Day 7 – Command ‘n Conquer

This is the seventh installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season.

Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits:

  1. SQL Sat LV announcement
  2. Burning Time
  3. Reviewing Peers
  4. Broken Broker
  5. Peer Identity
  6. Lost in Space

As a DBA, we sometimes like to shortcut things.  Not… Read more

5 comments, 145 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 31 December 2013

Day 6 – Lost in Space

This is the sixth installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season.

Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits:

  1. SQL Sat LV announcement
  2. Burning Time
  3. Reviewing Peers
  4. Broken Broker
  5. Peer Identity

One of the more frequently recurring themes I see in my travel and… Read more

2 comments, 153 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 30 December 2013

Day 5 – Peer Identity

This is the fifth installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season.

Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits:

  1. SQL Sat LV announcement
  2. Burning Time
  3. Reviewing Peers
  4. Broken Broker

In the digital age it seems we are constantly flooded with articles about identity crises.… Read more

1 comments, 173 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 29 December 2013

Day 4 – Broken Broker

This is the fourth installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season.

Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits:

  1. SQL Sat LV announcement
  2. Burning Time
  3. Reviewing Peers

Brokers

 

 

 

 

On a recent opportunity to restore a database for a client, I… Read more

0 comments, 153 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 28 December 2013

Day 3 – Reviewing Peers

This is the third installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season.

Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits:

  1. SQL Sat LV announcement
  2. Burning Time

Remember back in the day when Napster was really popular?  I’m sure it is still popular now – just… Read more

1 comments, 372 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 27 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas 2013 Day 2

This is the second installment in the 12 day series for SQL tidbits during this holiday season.

Previous articles in this mini-series on quick tidbits:

  1. SQL Sat LV announcement

Recently I was able to observe an interesting exchange between a couple of key people at a client.  That exchange gave… Read more

3 comments, 188 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 26 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas 2013 Day 1

Last year I did a mini-series themed around the 12 Days of Christmas.  I am going to do a similar series this year.  Over the next 12 days, I will share short tidbits on an array of topics.  The tidbit may be a tip to help with SQL Server,… Read more

10 comments, 202 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 25 December 2013

DC SQLSat

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go visit Washington DC.  It was the first time I got to stay in the Nation’s capitol for more than just a few hours.  It is also the first time that I was able to see any of the monuments in the… Read more

1 comments, 194 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 11 December 2013

To DBA or Not to DBA (DBA Jumpstart)

This post is part of the SQL Community Project started by John Sansom called #DBAJumpStart.
“If you could give a DBA just one piece of advice, what would it be?”
John asked 20 successful and experienced SQL Server professionals this exact question. I share my own thoughts with you below…

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2 comments, 210 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 10 December 2013

SQL Claus and BI at S3OLV

Tis the season once again.  We have SQL gifts a plenty for any and all who wish to partake.

This month, we have Stacia Misner (twitter) that will be playing SQL Clause for the Las Vegas chapter of PASS.  In this season of giving, it is nice to… Read more

0 comments, 150 reads

Posted in SQL RNNR on 10 December 2013