What are the industry standard approaches for modeling dimensional data modelling? I had the good fortune to overhead some of my good friends and fellow MVPs discussing the process of data modeling for business intelligence systems…
Kevin Kline describes highlights from the last ten years at Quest Software and why he is moving on to new opportunities.
I enjoyed Johan Ahlen’s article on Pulling real-time data from Twitter using StreamInsight and Feodor Georgiev’s article on SQLAuthority.com
Microsoft SQL Server MVP Andy Leonard has started interviewing a variety of prominent SQL Server personalities.
video chat with SQL Server MVPs Kevin Kline, Hilary Cotter and Geoff Hiten to talk about how SQL Server 2008 addresses DBA challenges and pain points.
Each month, for six months, Arnie Rowland will be giving away a package of software, books, training, and development tools, valued at over $15,000, to an unemployed or underemployed developer.
The Suggestion The Modern Language Association hasn’t made up all the new rules yet to govern how one blogger should reverence, er, reference another in their blog posts. But they should! Let’s get that ball rolling for them. I’m not exactly sure who started this format, but it’s my favorite. When writing a blog post […]
A neat new administration and configuration management tool for the SQL Server set. I especially like the Run Book features, because Run Books are the way us “oldtimers” like to run our IT infrastructure. My pal, Buck Woody, also likes Run Books (and really big explosions by the guys on MythBusters, but that’s another discussion). […]
I was honored to be recently interviewed by the crew at Consortio Services. You can find my portion of this particular webcast at http://www.cstechcast.com/podcasts/cs-techcast/episode99/ beginning at 17:24. In the interview, I discuss a number of thoughts and opinions about the future of cloud computing, where our profession is headed, and more. When I first became […]