Archives for July 2009

Great Blogs from Microsoft SQL Server Teams

You might remember my Best of the Blogs post back in February of this year.  The blog post provided a link to all of the SQL Server MVP blogs that I was aware of at the time and, through the comments, many more were added.  I'm fairly sure that you can find almost any good SQL Server MVP on that roll. However, this got me wondering if there was anything similar on the Microsoft side of the community.  Most of us, by now, know about the fantastic resources available from the SQLCAT team.  And if you care at all about SQL Server, then you're probably also reading the SQL Server PSS Escalation … [Read more...]

Updates to Ola Hallengren’s Database Maintenance Scripts

I've noted some new features in Ola Hallengren's very fine database maintenance scripts on my Tool Time blog at SQL Server Magazine on-line.  Read all about it at http://www.sqlmag.com/Article/ArticleID/102521/sql_server_102521.html. Cheers, -Kev Twitter @ kekline … [Read more...]

Come to the Best Practices Conference!

I hope, by now, you've seen and heard about the upcoming Best Practices Conference in Washington, DC from August 24-26. I'm presenting a couple sessions there as are many of my favorite speakers in the SQL Server and Sharepoint world. That is why I wanted to let you know about the Free Seat Giveaway that the Best Practices Conference is doing.  All you have to do it get a bunch of friends to sign up for the conference eNewsletter and put your name down as the referral source.  The top ten referrals will receive a free conference pass for the conference as a thank you. Here is what the … [Read more...]

New Post on My SQL Server Magazine Blog

Just put up a new post detailing a new block discovery and alerting script from Yaniv Etrogi.  Read my SQLMag blog describing free tools and scripts for SQL Server at: http://www.sqlmag.com/blog/index.cfm?action=blogindex&DepartmentID=965. Enjoy! -Kev Twitter @ kekline … [Read more...]