Monday Morning SQL Break – August 1, 2016

It's Monday and time for this week's blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven't already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I've shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most Popular Article Shared Last … Continue reading Monday Morning SQL Break – August 1, 2016

Monday Morning SQL Break – July 18, 2016

It's Monday time for this week's blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven't already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I've shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most Popular Article Shared Last weeks … Continue reading Monday Morning SQL Break – July 18, 2016

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 6 (Index Myths)

And now for something not so different with week 6 of the Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server book giveaway.  So far, I've sent out five copies of the book based on comments from these (1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) posts. Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server is a book I co-wrote with Grant Fritchey (Blog | @gfritchey) last summer, which … Continue reading SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 6 (Index Myths)

Monday Morning SQL Break – July 11, 2016

It's Monday and time for this week's blog and twitter round-up for last week.  I spent the weekend with family and a bit of tried out Pokemon Go with the kids, so nothing too interesting to share going into this weekend.  That said, if you haven't already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a … Continue reading Monday Morning SQL Break – July 11, 2016

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 5

It's time for week 5 of giving out some copies of Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server.  So far, I've sent out four copies of the book based on comments from those posts.  You can find the previous weeks' posts to review those topics here: 1, 2, 3, and 4. Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server is a book … Continue reading SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 5

Tuesday Morning SQL Break – July 5, 2016

Yesterday was a holiday here in the United States, so I'm starting the week on Tuesday.  For those in the same boat as me, this will be a short week, which means less time to get stuff done.  In short weeks, it's important to use your time as productively as possible.  Set your goals and … Continue reading Tuesday Morning SQL Break – July 5, 2016

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 27, 2016

The best way to make the most of the week is to set your goals.  One of the things I try to do every week is to identify three goals for each week.  What three things do I want to accomplish that will move my workload further down the road.  These don't have to be … Continue reading Monday Morning SQL Break – June 27, 2016