Category Archives: Blog

Fun with Savepoints–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I haven’t spent a lot of time with savepoints, but I did find a question recently and thought I’d … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

T-SQL Tuesday #108

It’s that time of month, and this is a good topic as it relates to career learning. I’m a big fan of improving your career, so I like this topic. The invitation is from Mala, one of the people I … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Random Pix from the 2018 PASS Summit

A few memories from me. First, a beautiful late arrival view. My first session feels a little lonely It started to fill a bit later A few selfies, Angela Mala Bert David Brent TJ and my view during a break … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Vote for the PASS Board of Directors

Voting is open for the PASS Board of Directors. It’s a non-event this year, with three open positions and three candidates. That’s disappointing, as I would hope to see new candidates, new blood, and some change in the organization. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Creating a Quick Dashboard Widget

I read Carlos Robles blog on creating an Azure Data Studio (ADS) insight widget and decided to try this for myself. I decided to try and get a list of object types and a count of each. Following instructions, here’s … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Busy Summit

I’m only at the PASS Summit for two days, but they will be busy. If you’re at the event and want to find me, here’s my schedule. If you do see me, please feel free to say hi. If I … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Setting Memory–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I had a great time away, and upon my return, I found lots of emails and messages to review … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Adding SQL Search to Azure Data Studio

There are a limited number of extensions available for Azure Data Studio (ADS), but one that came out early is SQL Search. This is highlighted as a recommended extension from Microsoft. Redgate worked with them early on in the lifecycle … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Off for a Holiday

This has been a crazy month, and it’s getting crazier. So far I’ve been to these places this month: Washington, D.C. New York City London Today I’m in Chicago for the SQL in the City Summit. I flew in yesterday, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Data Classification in SQL Server 2019

One of the areas that Redgate is working on is making data classification easier. Microsoft added some capabilities to SSMS 17.5 and Redgate has an EAP out for the next version of our data catalog tool. Azure SQL Database has … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment