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Archives: October 2012

Reblog: October 5 to October 11

Welcome to this Friday’s reblog summary post.  The aim of these posts is to bring some old posts that newer readers may not have seen back to the forefront.  As with many technology blogs, just because a post is old, doesn’t mean it doesn’t still have value.

Some posts from… Read more

0 comments, 231 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 12 October 2012

24 Hours of PASS Recordings Online

This just in… the 24 Hours of PASS sessions are in and available for streaming.  If you missed an hour or ten of the learning goodness, now’s your chance to go back and see what you missed.

In case you missed it, you can check out my session, which… Read more

0 comments, 768 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 11 October 2012

PASS 2012 Countdown – 4 Weeks To Go

One week down and we are now 4-weeks from this years PASS Summit.  Hopefully, you have already registered for the summit.  If not, let’s get that out of the way first by clicking on the image below…

Need a little more convincing?  How about this SQL Server themed parody… Read more

4 comments, 458 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 10 October 2012

Retrieving Driver Information

Recently, I had a need to take a look at all of the drivers for a specific set hardware on a server.  Long story short, I had to check the drivers on a half dozen network cards to verify that they were accurate and up to date.  There was a… Read more

6 comments, 230 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 9 October 2012

Last Weeks Top 10 “Reading” Links

Throughout the week, I like to tweet links to the things that I’ve been reading.  Since they all come out through out the day, I figured that I’d share a list of those that were most popular last week.

Last week’s top 10 “Reading” Links

  1. When Can You Be Considered…

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0 comments, 306 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 8 October 2012

Reblog: September 28 to October 4

Welcome to this Friday’s reblog summary post.  The aim of these posts is to bring some old posts that newer readers may not have seen back to the forefront.  As with many technology blogs, just because a post is old, doesn’t mean it doesn’t still have value.

Some posts from… Read more

0 comments, 294 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 5 October 2012

SQL Saturday #149 Session Materials

This past weekend I attended this year’s SQL Saturday in Minnesota. It was a good time, and it was on a Saturday.  The PASSMN board did a great job pulling together the facility, speakers, and getting the word out and there was a great turnout.  And rumor has it, there… Read more

3 comments, 334 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 5 October 2012

Get a Free SQL Server Indexing Book

What would you say if I offered you the best indexing book on the market for SQL Server 2012?

Wow, right?  The “best” indexing book!  Unfortunately, this is also the “worst” indexing book.  Coincidentally, it is also the “only” indexing book for SQL Server 2012.  And even though the book… Read more

10 comments, 418 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 3 October 2012

PASS 2012 Countdown – 5 Weeks To Go – Addendum

One thing to add for the 5-week countdown… are you an alumni to the PASS Summit?  If so, why don’t you be a volunteer for there First Timers?  As we get closer to the summit there are bound to be more and more first timers signing up.  And I… Read more

3 comments, 303 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 3 October 2012

PASS 2012 Countdown – 5 Weeks To Go

We are now 5-weeks from this years PASS Summit.  It’s time to start getting ready for the event.  Hopefully, you have already registered (the video is from last year… but it works for now, leave a comment if you want to see more terrible PASS videos) for the summit.  If… Read more

3 comments, 236 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 2 October 2012

October 2012 – Monthly SQL Server Checklist

October already.  The PASS Summit is coming soon and we’re entering the time of the year that many of us dig in to learn something new.  When it comes to learning something new, we often will focus on what is interesting, new or unique.  But what about learning about something… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 1 October 2012

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