Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #28

2012-01-013For those that follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL), you’ll know that throughout the day I tweet out some links of things I find interesting.  These tweets include “Reading” in the message and are items I’ve read over the past few days, usually after hours when sharing would be less than useful, and spaced out to avoid spamming.  The content of the links usually pertain to SQL Server, technology, and career topics; which I think others would find useful.

Most Popular Link

The most popular item tweeted out last week had nothing to do with SQL Server, but it is an odd one worth noting…

Last week’s top 10 “Reading” Links

Along with the top link, here are the top ten items that were sent out last week:

  1. IT vs The Business [48 clicks]
  2. Keeping Your Speaking Commitments [39 clicks]
  3. Did You Restore It? [25 clicks]
  4. 5 Killer Tips to Build Your Job Interview Confidence [19 clicks]
  5. Inline UDFs do not prevent parallel execution plans [19 clicks]
  6. At Long Last – MCSM: Data Platform Knowledge Exam 88-986 Is Live! [17 clicks]
  7. Oracle Swings for the Clouds. . . and Misses [16 clicks]
  8. Implicit Conversions and Avoiding Them With Computed Columns [14 clicks]
  9. What is Page Life Expectancy (PLE) in SQL Server [14 clicks]
  10. SQL Server Maintenance Plans and Parallelism – Index Rebuilds [13 clicks]

Other Stuff Shared

Of course, no week would be complete without a few off-topic links.  These have nothing to do with technology or your career, but they sure are entertaining and interesting (and a couple are pretty gross).

  1. Japanese Vodka Made from Fermented Giant Hornets [56 clicks]
  2. 38 Things Minnesotans Are Too Nice To Brag About [23 clicks]
  3. Multiple Meanings Behind Princess Leia’s Cell Number [16 clicks]
  4. Lil’ Italian Girl’s Acapella Gets the Backing Band She Deserves [10 clicks]
  5. Sweet Peep-tato Pie [7 clicks]
  6. Twinkie Sushi [6 clicks]
  7. Turn it up to 11 [6 clicks]
  8. Tutorial: Compound of Five Tetrahedra (Zen Magnets) [4 clicks]
  9. How To Make The Ultimate 47-Layer Dip [3 clicks]
  10. How to Make Nacho Lasagna [3 clicks]

Got something you think I should read and share, leave a comment below.  Also, if you want to see all of the links that were tweeted out last week?  Then follow the links on my tumblr blog or subscribe to it’s RSS feed.