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One Week to Music City Tech

Next week is Music City Tech, a three day conference consisting of Coding, Agile, and Data tracks, takes place in Nashville on May 31-June 2. There are a lot of great sessions on the schedule, covering a lot of software … Continue reading

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Jobs in PoSh to Create a Load

I saw this from Argenis Fernandez, and thought it was wonderful. 1..128 | % { start-job -name ‘job name’ -scriptblock { & sqlcmd -S instanceName -U sa -P ‘iLovePoSh’ -i /home/username/test.sql } } Create 128 threads, each running a background … Continue reading

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Update Oddness for SQL Server

I’ve been meaning to patch some of my development instances. With a little spare time while doing other work, I started the process the other day. My first step was to patch SQL Server 2016 with SP2. This went as … Continue reading

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Music City Data

I’ve never spoken in Tennessee. I’ve wanted to visit, but the I’ve only managed to drive through a part of the state or transfer in the airport. That changes at the end of this month. Music City Tech, a three … Continue reading

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Reaching the Refactoring Redoubt with #SQLPrompt

I enjoy themes, and when I ran across the SQL Prompt Treasure Island, I had to take a few minutes and go through it. I wrote about Code Snippet Cove first, and this post finishes my movement around the map. … Continue reading

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Finding Tabs in SSMS–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Someone posted this as a question and I thought it was worth noting. I use SQL Prompt for formatting, … Continue reading

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First Wave of Sessions for PASSSummit Now Available

The first wave of sessions for the #PASSSummit have been released. You can see the list at: http://www.pass.org/summit/2018/Learn/ConferenceSessions.aspx I am honored to have a session on the list. This year, I’ll be doing a session called Minimizing the Impact of … Continue reading

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Relaxing on the Tab Management Terraces with #SQLPrompt

I enjoy themes, and when I ran across the SQL Prompt Treasure Island, I had to take a few minutes and go through it. I’ve written about a few of the other items on the map: Code Snippet Cove Trekking … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #102–Getting Started

It’s time for another blog party, on the second Tuesday of the month. For this month’s T-SQL Tuesday, Riley Major has a couple of invites. One is on giving back, which is good, but doesn’t fit me.  The second option … Continue reading

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Randomizing Names with Data Masker

Data Masker for SQL Server is pretty cool. It can reduce your attack surface area and exposure under the GDPR or any other regulation. There are plenty or rules and templates to help you anonymize data, in ways you might … Continue reading

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