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Chris Yates is a Database Administration Manager with over thirteen years of experience in the SQL industry. His experience includes design and implementation of both OLTP and OLAP solutions as well as assessment and implementation of SQL Server environments for best practices, performance, and high availability solutions accompanied by a strong development background. He enjoys helping others in the SQL Server community and does this by contributing on several SQL forums, creating “The SQL Professor”, and speaking at several SQL functions. His passion and focus is not only with technology but also helping others along their way and career path.

Archives: December 2014

Blink – Year is gone

As the door begins to knock I start to wonder who it can be. As I begin to open it the person on the other side asks if he can talk to Perfection. No, I replied, perfection isn’t here and will never be here.

That same concept is what this… Read more

0 comments, 492 reads

Posted in The SQL Professor on 22 December 2014

SQL Sentry Plan Explorer – Don’t Leave Home Without It

If you’ve been around me long enough then you realize that I am a Red Gate fanatic. With that said I’ve grown accustomed to another utility called SQL Sentry Plan Explorer by SQL Sentry.

I’m a big Aaron Bertrand (B|T) fan and he is the… Read more

1 comments, 1,135 reads

Posted in The SQL Professor on 9 December 2014

T-SQL Tuesday #61 – Giving Back

It just seems to me that these block parties of T-SQL Tuesday come quicker each month. I’m always thrilled when I have the opportunity to host or participate.

This month Wayne Sheffield (B|T) is our host. Wayne is good people, first time I got to meet… Read more

0 comments, 4,577 reads

Posted in The SQL Professor on 9 December 2014