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Archives: November 2012

Reblog: November 23 to November 29

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, 599 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 30 November 2012

Significant Achievements

As a few of you know, I took the Microsoft Certified Master (MCM): SQL Server 2008 lab at this year’s PASS Summit.  Now, I’ve been working on this certification for a while.  With the knowledge exam, I failed before retaking and passing.  A couple months later, I took the… Read more

10 comments, 417 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 28 November 2012

Querying Performance Counters in SQL Server

In a previous post, there was a comparison between sysperfinfo and sys.dm_os_performance_counters which included the use of a simple query.  The query just returned the contents of the dynamic management view, but didn’t provide the data from the view in a manner that immediately useful for all performance counters.

The… Read more

0 comments, 3,454 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 27 November 2012

Help Bring #SQLFamily to Fargo, North Dakota

Did you know that a SQL Saturday in Fargo is in the works?  If not them, hey… there’s a SQL Saturday coming to Fargo.  And it’s happening this coming spring on April 27!

Now what’s the big deal about Fargo, you might be wondering.  Well, it’s one of the… Read more

2 comments, 667 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 26 November 2012

Cyber Monday: Performance Indexing Book is $15

Ever thought you could learn a little bit more about indexing?  Now here’s the perfect opportunity.  Today only you can purchase Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server 2012 for $15 as an e-book directly from APRESS.

That’s right!  Only $15.  This Monday… as in today… the holiday season has… Read more

2 comments, 379 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 26 November 2012

Last Weeks Top 10 “Reading” Links #8

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. PASS Summit 2012 in a…

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0 comments, 395 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 26 November 2012

Reblog: November 16 to November 22

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, 424 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 23 November 2012

Last Weeks Top 10 “Reading” Links #7

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. Are The Bells Tolling For…

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0 comments, 328 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 19 November 2012

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