Well, I actually have a love/hate relationship with speaking. I’ve read that there are 2 types of speakers, those who get nervous before going on stage, and liars. Sure, I don’t expect that you’ll have the same level [...]
I was helping someone out with something so I thought you guys would like to have these 2 short lines of code that can be pretty useful. Here I’m going to show you how to check your DB for tables that [...]
I just got this question in the user group and thought I’d write a blog instead of just answering a sub-set of users who could benefit from it. The question was:
I have customized the values of the Auto growth according [...]
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When I teach powershell the question I get from DBAs most often is what is an overload. Because when we get into methods you can’t go very long at all without stating that they’re overloaded and most DBAs just don’t live [...]
I got an email from a user at another company today and he told me about the SQL 2012 upgrade they just finished. And apparently it was a disaster. Here’s the general gist of what happened.
They have a huge app [...]
One of the things I’m known for in the shops I work in is giving my DBAs some interesting exercises. And sometimes [...]
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