Category Archives: Blog

Looking Back at the SQL Clone Launch(es)

Yesterday was the SQL Clone launch livestream from the Redgate office in Cambridge, UK. I flew over on Monday, along with Grant Fritchey, to help broadcast a few sessions about the product. I’ve been excited to see SQL Clone for … Continue reading

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Watch Your DataTypes in Aggregates–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I’ve got a database of NBA statistics with data like this for players. I downloaded a CSV and loaded … Continue reading

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Getting a VHD into Azure with PoSh

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I thought this would make a nice SQLNewBlogger post, an easy get started one. I used the docs from … Continue reading

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TSQLTuesday.com – Quick WordPress Setup in Azure

When I agreed to host the T-SQL Tuesday site, I wasn’t sure what to do. I thought about just putting up a static page, one I’d edit, but in some conversations with Adam Machanic, he wanted to have a few … Continue reading

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Delete an Azure SQL Database from PowerShell

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. One of the things I’ve been working on is trying to get my DevOps, continuous delivery pipeline working with … Continue reading

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Building a Database DevOps Process at the Data Platform Summit 2017

I’m heading to India this August for the Data Platform Summit 2017. I am honored to have been selected to deliver a pre-conference seminar called “Building a Database DevOps Process”, where I’ll walk through the way in which you can … Continue reading

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SQL Bits in less than a month

I’m getting excited, and you should as well. Join me at a fantastic conference in the UK this spring. Register today and come to a training day and learn something. I might just see you there, as I’m thinking to … Continue reading

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Global v Session Trace Flags

I wrote a short article on enabling and disabling trace flags. You can read it, but I didn’t really discuss the implications of session v global trace flags, which is something I’d like to do here. In the article, I … Continue reading

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Create a BACPAC–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. One of the things that you might encounter at some point is the need to create a BACPAC. This … Continue reading

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The Livestream Product Launch

SQL in the City Streamed in 2016 was a success, with lots of feedback that people enjoyed the sessions and format. With the release of SQL Clone, we’ve decided to do it again. The SQL Clone Product Launch Live Stream … Continue reading

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