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Another Brick in the Wall–T-SQL Tuesday #105

It’s that time again, and this month we have a good topic from Wayne Sheffield. We’re asked about getting stuck, about being blocked, about encountering a brick wall. I have to say that I don’t think I encounter these very … Continue reading

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The New SQL Provision Dashboard

As much as I liked the ability to quickly and easily build development and test databases with SQL Provision, I thought the dashboard of cloned databases was hideous. It left a lot to be desired, and frankly, the dark theme … Continue reading

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Granting CONTROL on a database–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I wanted to grant a login the CONTROL permission on a database. This wasn’t a simple as I expected. … Continue reading

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Flipping Sides in SQL Operations Studio

I’ve been starting to use SQL Operations Studio (SOS) a bit more. This is a small, lightweight editor that is based on Visual Studio Code. It’s fairly limited, though it’s still in preview. You can download it and give it … Continue reading

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A few fun pics from vacation

A few nice pics from vacation. Posting here as I’ll link from an editorial.

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Refreshed and Back from Vacation

It was a nice break to get away from work for a couple weeks. My family and I traveled 2,000+ miles to Glacier National Park. We camped out each night, and managed to get to both Yellowstone (briefly) and Glacier. … Continue reading

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Day 2–#SQLCareer

This is a series of posts on what my day is like. I don’t do a lot of production technical work, but life as an evangelist is interesting, so here goes. Join the #SQLCareer movement and post about your day. … Continue reading

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Off on Holiday

Another break for me. This might actually be the first year I use all my vacation allowance. In any case, I’m going to be gone for two weeks from work. Likely I won’t do any email or respond to anything, … Continue reading

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Silly Photos at Work

Someone I stumbled across this picture of @brento on my drive. This might be the best one: And this was a good time: However, I have a collection of silly moments. Enjoy.

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My #SQLCareer Day–July 19

I’ve asked for #SQLCareer posts, and I haven’t done any. My job isn’t a data platform DBA or developer, but it is SQL related, so a glimpse of the nonsense I perform. I’m asking for more posts, so a note … Continue reading

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