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Get mentored by Paul Randal? Seriously?

So I saw Paul Randal post on his blog about mentoring people in the SQL Server community and even though I thought that would be a tremendous opportunity I didn’t respond. I mistakenly thought that well I wouldn’t get picked … Continue reading

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SQL 2012 Virtual Machine Blasting Off

My new training books showed up yesterday, I just ordered the first two training books for SQL Server 2012.  I am starting with Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and then I will move to the second book, Administering Microsoft SQL … Continue reading

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Numa Node

I signed up for a monthly subscription to the training site http://pluralsight.com/training/ and listening to Glenn Alan Berry I finally really understand what Numa Node has to do with SQL server.  I knew it was a server hardware architecture thing … Continue reading

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Pass Summit 2012 watch it online!

Spent all day working and listening to the SQL Pass conference.  It was great to get to see the keynote and listen to some amazing sessions.  http://www.sqlpass.org/summit/2012/

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Buried!

No posting for awhile, I am buried with school work and work. Ran those queries in QA but the results werent very interesting since the traffic is really low on these machines right now. This Enterprise Architecture class I am … Continue reading

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DMV queries for QA servers.

I need to learn how to use DMV queries, so I am going to start posting next week about how it goes.  I recently built out 8 new sql server instances for QA testing and now I need  to see … Continue reading

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Xotic PC Core i7-2630QM Laptop I have my Eye on.

I am a regular follower of Glenn Berry’s Blog and his extensive coverage of the new Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge processors has me drooling about getting a new laptop.  The specs on these new processors are impressive.   A … Continue reading

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