Category Archives: sql server

Strata 2013: Dave Campbell, “Xbox Data is XXL”

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Pssdiag/Sqldiag/SQL Nexus

Pretty useful SQL diagnostic tools l came across on the web while researching about Microsoft SQLRAP Pssdiag/Sqldiag Manager is a graphic interface that provides customization capbabilities to collect data for SQL Server using sqldiag collector engine. The data collected can be … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Setup

Click here for screenshots taken during a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 evaluation installation on a personal workstation.

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Redgate SQL in the City

This will be held in London this year on July 13th. Click here for more information.

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DBA in Space

Red Gate, a U.K.-based software company, has launched a campaign that will reward a database administrator (DBA) with the ultimate getaway: a seat on a commercial flight into space, courtesy of Space Adventures, Ltd. But first, DBAs must unravel a … Continue reading

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SQL Pass

Welcome to PASS summit 2011 video Next SQL release will be SQL 2012, coming early 2012

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Sql Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master [McM] Readiness Videos

Click here for one of several excellent online videos, with multiple downloadable formats!

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Microsoft Certified Master

Heres a link to a summary of changes [cost and training time/location] revised by Microsoft. This will be welcome by a lot of prospective candidates.  Heres a link to information on this from Microsoft News Center.

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Denali

Microsoft’s next version of SQL Server – code named “Denali”, is now available as a CTP -community technical preview as of November 8th. Click here for the download link. Click here for more information on Denali. I’ll be posting my … Continue reading

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SQL PASS 24 Hours Videos

PASS – the Professional Association for SQL Server – now has online video recordings of their September 2010 24 hour training sessions. Click here for the web page. Topics involve: SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL server performance using Powershell, data … Continue reading

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