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SQL Saturday–Viking Edition

I’m off to the Viking Ship Museum for SQL Saturday #532. Actually, the Viking Museum will (hopefully) be a side trip on Friday before the actual event. The actual training will be at the Noroff campus in Oslo. This is … Continue reading

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Output into a Table–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I often see people struggling to use triggers for auditing, or having issues with building them to handle multi … Continue reading

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Everki Versa Long Term Review

A couple years I was looking for a new laptop bag. I settled on the Everki Versa, which I’ve been using on my travels for 2015/2016. It’s been quite a few, which you can see on my speaking CV. I … Continue reading

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PoSh on Ubuntu

I heard about the PowerShell announcement recently where the platform is porting over to Linux and OSX. I think this is part of the SQL Server on Linux project, where I assume we’ll start to see the functionality that we … Continue reading

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Rounding Challenges–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Rounding is an interesting activity, and one that I think people sometimes don’t pay enough attention to. Recently I … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo (with a SQL Saturday nearby)

This past weekend was the first SQL Saturday in San Antonio, TX. I was lucky enough to get the chance to go, and I was happy to do so. I like to support new events in new cities, and hopefully … Continue reading

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Opening .SQL Files in SSMS 2016 by Default #SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is an easy one, but you’ll want to try this yourself. As I’ve been trying to move off … Continue reading

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What’s a Database Pipeline?

One of the things I ran into a few years ago was the idea of a software pipeline. A set journey across machines and stages that your software takes. In modern, DevOps style development shops, this usually means: A development … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #81–Sharpening Skills

This is an interesting month for T-SQL Tuesday. The challenge is from Jason Brimhall to Sharpen Something, and learn something new. However, his challenge isn’t just a simple “learn something.” Instead, he writes: “This month I am asking you to … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday and the Alamo

I’ll be traveling this week to SQL Saturday #550 in San Antonio. This is my first time traveling to this part of Texas and I’m looking forward to getting a few minutes to swing by The Alamo and see a … Continue reading

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