Archives: July 2014
I am taking a slight deviation from the usual type of posts that I share. This time, I just want to share a quick and easy fix that I ran across due to a broken blog site that lasted for about a day starting on July 28th.
I didn’t even… Read more
So the title says it all, right? Well, only really partially.
Recently an article was published listing the top 10 most recommended books for SQL Server. That’s the part the title doesn’t say. It is really important to understand that we are talking about the top 10 recommended books for… Read more
Every now and again I find myself working with SSIS for one reason or another. Every now and again I find myself fighting with SSIS because it provides less than useful error messages. This is one of those error messages that can be a pain until you understand what can… Read more
I am about to set sail on a new venture with my next official whistle stop. This year has been plenty full of whistle stops and I plan on continuing. You can read (in full) about previous whistle stops and why they are called whistle stops here.
Suffice it… Read more
Every SQL Saturday leaves a mark of some sort. This time around, the folks in Sacramento have really helped leave a BIG mark.
That’s right, this last weekend was SQL Saturday in Sacramento Ca. You might have seen my announcement about it here.
This event had a lot of… Read more
The calendar tells us that once again we have reached the second tuesday of the month. In the SQL Community, this means a little party as many of you may already know. This is the TSQL Tuesday Party.
This month represents the 56th installment of this party. This institution was… Read more
In a few short days the newest SQL Saturday event. This one will be on the far West coast of the United States.
This marks the first time for me to present at a SQL Saturday so far West. From where I live, I have had to travel East for… Read more
There are a million and one uses for synonyms. There are at least that many uses for SSIS. The reality is, not all of those uses are good for you nor for your data nor for your database.
Recently I wrote an article about some good and some bad with… Read more