Tag Archives: SQLServerCentral

The Slack Integration

About a year ago, my group at Redgate Software adopted Slack as a way of communicating with each other. Slack has become very popular with development teams, and is used extensively in many companies, including my own. At first I liked this tool, which … Continue reading

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A SQLServerCentral DR Event

We had a disaster at SQLServerCentral this past weekend. It wasn’t a big disaster, but it was an event that required a restore of data. An Administrative Error On Saturday, I was attending SQL Saturday #331 in Denver. In between … Continue reading

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SQL Scripts Manager

We have Down Tools Week multiple times per year at Red Gate. This allows various employees to spend a week on a project, working to build something new and interesting that we rarely have time to spend our limited resources … Continue reading

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2013 Tribal Awards

We’re the #sqlfamily on Twitter, and often in person where we often get together for a #sqlrun in the morning and a bit of #sqlkaraoke at night. In some sense, we are a tribe within the larger technology community, focused on our common work with SQL … Continue reading

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Filestream needs MAX

I wrote today’s Question of the Day for SQLServerCentral on Filestream. I asked which data type was needed for Filestream data, and gave a few choices. Someone pointed out that I wasn’t complete in my choices, and that was by … Continue reading

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The Colocated Dangers

We went down. It was quite a surprise for me, and something that hasn’t happened in a long time. It wasn’t for long, but a month ago, there was a period of time when SQLServerCentral was down. It’s also one … Continue reading

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Closing Out Replies

This editorial was originally published on Oct 17, 2006. It is being republished as Steve is at SQLBits 9 today. I’ve been posting on the Internet for nearly 17 years, from back in the days of Usenet, GOPHER, ARCHIE and … Continue reading

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Know when to hold ’em

It’s time for the annual SQLServerCental party at the PASS conference in Seattle again. It’s become an event that’s a lot of fun, and a great way for the SQL Server community to have some fun and get to know … Continue reading

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The Exceptional DBA for 2011

Once again we’re running a contest to find the Exceptional DBA around the globe. I’ve been a judge the last three years, and it’s been a hard choice trying to pick from some great applications. This year the judges are … Continue reading

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SQL Source Control Webinar

The 8th SQLServerCentral webinar, featuring SQL Source Control, is coming in a couple weeks. I’ll be hosting again, and this time my good friend, Andy Leonard, will talk about lifecycle management and source control as a part of that. You … Continue reading

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