Friday Reading 2017-07-28


Hope you all had a good week. Been pretty chilled out here so I’ve been reading…

Announcing Azure Container Instances

Microsoft blog about a new Azure service allowing us to deploy containers from the Azure CLI

sp_WhoIsActive Documentation

All of the supporting docs for Adam Machanic’s excellent sp_WhoIsActive

13 things you should know about Statistics and the Query Optimizer

Old post but always good to have a refresher into how the Query Optimizer works

Remove all user defined variables without restarting the PowerShell Console or ISE

Interesting post on how to reset variables in powershell

Downloadable SQL Server Desktop Wallpapers

Kendra Little’s awesome handdrawn SQL wallpapers. I’ve got my eye on the partitioning one ??

Have a good weekend!