Tag Archives: syndicated

Back to #SQLSat Louisville

Next week is SQL Saturday #729 – Lousiville and I’m making the trip. This will be my third or fourth trip there, and I’m looking forward to the trip. It’s a nice town, I can visit some family, and lots … Continue reading

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Finding Inconsistent Key Values–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I was reading Iris Classon’s blog recently and ran across a post on her day at work. I think … Continue reading

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Code I Can’t Live Without–T-SQL Tuesday #104

Bert Wagner has a good invitation this month, a T-SQL Tuesday question about code, specifically code you can’t live without. I’ve got my thoughts below. This is a monthly blog party, and you can participate. Write a post on this … Continue reading

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Another MVP Award and a Few Thoughts

I got the news of my MVP award last week. I’m honored that Microsoft feels I do quite a bit for the community. This was my 10th or 11th, though I’m not sure since they changed around the award periods. … Continue reading

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Setting Up Pi-Hole.Net

I saw a tweet a short time ago from Drew Furgiuele about pi-hole.net. He noted this was a near use of a Raspberry Pi, and I wanted to give it a try. I got one awhile ago, and used it … Continue reading

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Testing BackBlaze Restores

The most important thing for a data guy is having a way to restore data. If security, performance, etc. are broken, those can be fixed is we have the data. If we don’t have data, does security matter? It’s important, … Continue reading

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Updating VSTS to SQL Change Automation

We (Redgate) released SQL Change Automation a few weeks back. This is the first stage to implementing a combined toolset that works with both state/comparison development and migrations based development. The change updated both our migrations toolset (previously ReadyRoll) and … Continue reading

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Building Better Test Data on the Redgate Hub

I have a new piece published over at the Redgate Hub: Building Better Test Data with SQL Provision. Part of my job is helping people learn to use our products better, and provide not only solutions to issues, but also … Continue reading

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Mastering Index Tuning–Day 3

This is a short series of posts on the courses I took with Brent Ozar. I actually completed the courses in the past, but I wrote notes and wanted to revisit the way things went. This post looks at the … Continue reading

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Mastering Index Tuning–Day 2

This is a short series of posts on the courses I took with Brent Ozar. I actually completed the courses in the past, but I wrote notes and wanted to revisit the way things went. This post looks at the … Continue reading

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