When I put Database technology down, I run a 20-acre farm with my family. I love it. It’s fun watching the kids learn from the experience. It’s fun learning my own life lessons and illustrations from the chores and animals. A farm scare today made me think of you. There is a lesson for us all … Read more
In this continuing series, I’m blogging about Free tools for SQL Server DBAs. You can check the whole series out, here. This week we’re talking about and old standard – SQL Sentry Plan Explorer. SQL Sentry Plan Explorer I hope you look at SQL Server execution plans. If you do this in management studio using … Read more
I can’t make the PASS Board Q&A this year at the Summit. I had to fly out early. I spoke with a few board members off and on, though. I wanted to put some thoughts down about an organization that I do care about and have gained much from. Will it be looked at before … Read more
Chase Your Dreams. Take risks and explore them more than you have been. That’s my thought today. It’s 10:22PM on a Friday. I wrote my blog post about blogging a couple years ago and some of the advice in it included publishing your posts when folks would be around to read it. That’s alright, though, … Read more
Last week, I ran a series about Getting Organized that was inspired by a new tool, Evernote, and a kindling desire in my heart to de-clutter (physically and from a priority crowding point of view). This series was divided into four parts: Getting Organized Series Outline Introduction and License Giveaway A Task’s Life The Death … Read more
Yes, it is already time for T-SQL Tuesday again (well one week away, time for the invite). I have been thoroughly enjoying T-SQL Tuesday (especially the posts ones from Brad Schulz) but the fact that this is #004 means time is flying too fast lately. You Don’t Know What T-SQL Tuesday Is Yet? Adam Machanic … Read more
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