March 12, 2009 11:00 AM
All to often when helping people look at query performance problems I'll ask them to look at the execution plan,...
March 11, 2009 9:05 PM
I ran across the post A Culture of (Potential) Assholes: Sexual Harassment in IT on twitter today, and all I could think was "What the hell is wrong with people?"
Before I go on, I'd like to go...
March 9, 2009 11:00 AM
A while back I was looking at a clients database and we were looking at why the ASPState database was...
March 8, 2009 2:20 AM
Last week I published a new article on Enterprise IT Planet called "Developing a SQL Server Database Backup Plan" in which I go...
March 7, 2009 6:20 AM
I would have to say that the first SoCal Coffee and Code was a hit. Only a few people came, but I wasn't sure if any were going to show, so fora first event I'd say that a few is a success.
March 5, 2009 11:00 AM
Don't forget tomorrow (Friday the 6th) is our first Coffee and Code in the SoCal area (at least the first that I know of).
We’ll be at the Starbucks at the Tustin Market place (2959 El Camino Real
March 5, 2009 10:59 AM
People ask all the time why they can't connect to their SQL Server. Here are some...
March 3, 2009 7:02 PM
A couple of people have posted pictures from last night. So far I've run across which Andrew Karcher and I were both in. Thanks to Pinal Dave for posting...
March 2, 2009 2:43 PM
I’ve been quiet about the Standalone SQL Agent for a while now. I haven’t forgotten about the project, in fact I’ve...
March 2, 2009 9:00 AM
Quest has put together a one day free seminar at the Quest Software office on Friday March 13, 2009.
Brent Ozar and myself will be presenting several presentations on SQL Server 2008.
For more information and to register for the event visit