Month: September 2013

Segregating Facebook and LinkedIn or Twitter

After a recent presentation at SQL Saturday Denver on building your personal brand name presented by  Steve Jones (@way0utwest). One of the things that was discussed was splitting your personal contacts from your professional contacts in the following social networks: Facebook

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A great day at SQL In The City by Redgate

Friday I had a great day at Redgate’s SQL In The City presentation by Steve Jones (@way0utwest). There were three sessions presented which are summarized below. Session 1 – Team-based Database Development with Version Control I thought that this session was

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SSMS Results In A Separate Tab

At the end of my SQL Saturday presentation today on Advanced Common Table Expressions, which is about the 12th time I have presented on CTEs, I was asked a question that I have been asked many times after I present.

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Advanced CTEs Slides and Samples

Today I presented on Advanced CTEs at SQL Saturday Denver. Here are my slides and sample code for download: Advanced CTEs Denver Thanks to everyone who attended, I hope you enjoyed the presentation. Don’t forget to try out the Database

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In Denver for SQL Saturday

I will be speaking at SQL Saturday Denver, presenting on Advanced Common Table Expressions.  This presentation should be a lot of fun.  I will be covering all the advanced and fun CTE features that I haven’t had time to fit

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Sessions Accepted for DevTeach Vancouver BC

Today I learned that two of the sessions that I proposed for Vancouver DevTeach were accepted. This event taking place on December 2nd to 4th 2013 at the Vancouver Sheraton Wall Center Hotel. It will have 3 full days of main

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Beta 7++ Additional Cleanup on the Technical Debt

Again following the Agile philosophy of Release Early and Release Often, there is another minor release of Database Health Beta 7.  I called this one Beta 7++, the version has been updated to In this version the following minor

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Beta 7+ Filter Technical Debt by Debt Type

One of the ideas behind Scrum software development is the idea of “Release early, Release Often and Get Customer Feedback.” After the release of Beta 7 of the Database Health Reports earlier this week I received an email with a

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Database Health Beta 7 Released – Featuring SQL Technical Debt Analysis

I have been working on Beta 7 over the last 3 months, and it is finally ready.  Beta 7  has been released today featuring the addition of the SQL Technical Debt reporting.  Besides the SQL Technical debt reporting, the other area

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