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Archives: May 2011

Re-blog – May 20-26

As I mentioned in the introductory post, I’m summarizing posts from previous years in the the past week.  Some posts of interest that you may want to check out are:

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Posted in StrateSQL on 27 May 2011

Where’s StrateSQL?

Earlier this year, I had started off with a bang. I think I had 51 posts in January with a huge dip now as we approach the end of May. You may be wondering if I burned out or dropped off the face of the earth. Or maybe not.

Long… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 25 May 2011

Re-blog – May 13-19

As I mentioned in the introductory post, I’m summarizing posts from previous years in the the past week.  Oddly enough, in four years of blogging I’ve not blogged in this week before – guess I’ll need to do something about that.

Maybe they’ll be better luck next week…

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Posted in StrateSQL on 20 May 2011

Not. Quite. There. This Time I Failed the Lab

Since I’ve been blogging about my progress through the SQL Server MCM certification, it makes sense to follow-up with my latest failure.  If you’re new to these posts, check out my posts on failing, retaking, and then passing the SQL Server MCM Knowledge exam.

Took the Lab

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Posted in StrateSQL on 17 May 2011

Re-blog – May 6-12

As I mentioned in the introductory post, I’m summarizing posts from previous years in the the past week.  Some posts of interest that you may want to check out are:

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Posted in StrateSQL on 13 May 2011

PASSMN May Meeting

If you are going to be visiting Minnesota on May 17th or are there on more permanent basis, you can pick up some SQL Server training that afternoon.  We have two presenters coming in this month.  The first is a session on using Twitter as part of you SQL Server… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 9 May 2011

Minnesota SQL Server Study Group

Study Time!

A few weeks back, I sent a message on the PASSMN LinkedIn group page about expanding the MCM study group to anyone going after SQL Server certifications.  After some back and forth, it turned out there were a number of people interested.  For ease of scheduling, I kept… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 9 May 2011

Re-blog – April 29-May 5

As I mentioned in the introductory post, I’m summarizing posts from previous years in the the past week.  Some posts of interest that you may want to check out are:

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Posted in StrateSQL on 6 May 2011

SQLRally–Don’t Forget Your Business Cards?

SQLRally is a week away.  Are you ready?  It’s going to be a good time to learn and freshen up your SQL Server skills.  You’ve probably looked at the schedule and picked out a few sessions that are a must see.

Networking

But are you prepared to take advantage of… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 4 May 2011

Meme Monday – “I got 99 problems but a disk ain’t one”

Earlier today, Thomas LaRock (Blog | @SQLRockstar) tagged me for his Meme Monday post.  The question for today is: how many things can go wrong with a database server that are NOT related to a disk drive?  Here are my 9 items…

  1. Unchecked parallelism
  2. Unmanaged security
  3. Code…

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Posted in StrateSQL on 2 May 2011