I've been doing the same this last year. Reading, watching, testing.
Working great so far, but really miss having someone to brainstorm with.
Posting on forums can be slow going and many answers lead to more questions,
some of which are simple to answer.
Anyone know of any SQL clubs or the like in The Netherlands? (Rotterdam)
A way to avoid getting bogged down in forums with a lot of. "I have the same problem" posts is to append the names of the great bloggers to your keywords.
Don't forget Gail Shaw's blogs.
Jeff Moden and Paul White (SQL_Kiwi) are also names to be reckoned with!
For better, quicker answers on T-SQL questions, read
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