This month, Mickey Stuewe (b|t) hosted T-SQL Tuesday, giving us a topic of “data modeling gone wrong“. This is a fantastic topic – there are just so many ways that data modeling can go wrong, even by experienced pros – that I wanted to chime in, even though I wasn’t able to get a post written by […]
The week of the PASS Summit is always one of the highlights of my year. Even though I keep connected with the community throughout the year, I love getting together with so many friends, both old and new, at this annual gathering of data professionals in one of my favorite cities, Seattle.
In just one week, I’ll be traveling west to Omaha to speak at SQLSaturday there. It’s been a while since I’ve been to one, so I’m really looking forward to it. On Friday, I’ll be presenting an all-day pre-conference session on SQL Server security. This will be an A-Z overview of the topic. We’ll start […]
Cathrine Wilhelmsen (b|t) is hosting this month’s T-SQL Tuesday, and the topic she chose is monitoring. All of us, whether a DBA or a developer, internal resource or consultant, monitor something on a daily basis. The hardest part for me was deciding what to write about. In the end, I decided to write about monitoring […]
In what spare time I’ve had this week, I’ve been watching the news coming out of Microsoft Ignite (formerly Tech Ed). SQL Server 2016 was announced during Monday’s keynote. And it sounds like it will be awesome. Just a few of the highlights I’m interested in so far: Always Encrypted SQL Server has had encryption capabilities […]