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Watch the State of SQL Server Monitoring tomorrow

Tomorrow Redgate is running a webinar on the State of SQL Server Monitoring with Grant, Chris Yates, Annette Allen, and Tony Maddonna. You can register now and attend on June 25, at 4pm BST/11am EDT/8am PDT. What has Redgate’s latest … Continue reading

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Microsoft, Think DevOps First

This post from Melissa Coates is a good example of not thinking through your product architecture early on. The short version of the post is that Power Bi Desktop is a better place, perhaps really the only place, to author … Continue reading

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SQLServerCentral–Fixing the Time Zone

One of the bugs features of the bbPress forum software is that all posts were shown in a time zone, which for us was a default of UTC. Not a bad choice, but this made for funny displays, depending on … Continue reading

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Practice Those Scripts

I’ve written lots of scripts that were deployed to production. I’ve often had another set of eyes look them over, and still, we made mistakes. In fact, a recent Salesforce outage was blamed on a poorly written database script that … Continue reading

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