Tag Archives: SQLServerCentral

Should We Move to Azure?

This editorial was originally published on May 23, 2014. It is being re-published as Steve is out of the office, with a few minor editorial changes. Update: We made a number of changes last year, upgraded the forums, and have continued … Continue reading

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Changes are Coming to the SQLServerCentral Forums

The codebase for SQLServerCentral is old. Not as old as it looks, since our developers tried to keep the look and feel of the original site when they upgraded the underlying framework in 2009. Since then we’ve made a few … Continue reading

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The Slack Integration

About a year ago, my group at Redgate Software adopted Slack as a way of communicating with each other. Slack has become very popular with development teams, and is used extensively in many companies, including my own. At first I liked this tool, which … Continue reading

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A SQLServerCentral DR Event

We had a disaster at SQLServerCentral this past weekend. It wasn’t a big disaster, but it was an event that required a restore of data. An Administrative Error On Saturday, I was attending SQL Saturday #331 in Denver. In between … Continue reading

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SQL Scripts Manager

We have Down Tools Week multiple times per year at Red Gate. This allows various employees to spend a week on a project, working to build something new and interesting that we rarely have time to spend our limited resources … Continue reading

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2013 Tribal Awards

We’re the #sqlfamily on Twitter, and often in person where we often get together for a #sqlrun in the morning and a bit of #sqlkaraoke at night. In some sense, we are a tribe within the larger technology community, focused on our common work with SQL … Continue reading

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Filestream needs MAX

I wrote today’s Question of the Day for SQLServerCentral on Filestream. I asked which data type was needed for Filestream data, and gave a few choices. Someone pointed out that I wasn’t complete in my choices, and that was by … Continue reading

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The Colocated Dangers

We went down. It was quite a surprise for me, and something that hasn’t happened in a long time. It wasn’t for long, but a month ago, there was a period of time when SQLServerCentral was down. It’s also one … Continue reading

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Closing Out Replies

This editorial was originally published on Oct 17, 2006. It is being republished as Steve is at SQLBits 9 today. I’ve been posting on the Internet for nearly 17 years, from back in the days of Usenet, GOPHER, ARCHIE and … Continue reading

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Know when to hold ’em

It’s time for the annual SQLServerCental party at the PASS conference in Seattle again. It’s become an event that’s a lot of fun, and a great way for the SQL Server community to have some fun and get to know … Continue reading

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