Not sure how or why this popped into my head (and too late for April Fools!), but it amuses me to think about adding another layer of confusion to the clustered index discussions. Here’s your problem, you don’t have a custard key on that table!Read more "Custard Indexes"
Robert Davis (@SQLSoldier) died on Monday. A great technical guy, he did a lot of writing and presenting and answering questions over the years, shared a lot of knowledge and hard won lessons about working with SQL. For years to come people will be trying to find an answer and will hit one of his […]Read more "Farewell, Robert Davis"
Just crossed off my quarterly goal of planning SQLSaturday attendance for the next quarter (I’m writing this on March 31st!). I’ll be going to Jacksonville, South Florida, and Houston. Looking ahead I probably won’t do any in Q3 and will resume with SQLSaturday Orlando in October. I try to do one event a quarter on […]Read more "Jacksonville, South Florida, and Houston"
It’s early days for thinking about the Summit, but as I wrote the post for yesterday about not submitting I was thinking about Game Night (which I hope continues) and trying to think what else we might do for a small(er) group given that we have rooms available. That took me back to something I’ve […]Read more "Thursday Night at the PASS Summit"
I had three ideas I considered submitting this year: Devops for the DBA SQL Checklists Learning Plans v2 I’ve presented the first topic a few times in different forms, still not quite figure out. I did the one on checklists once, but while I think its valuable, it needs some good quality checklists to go […]Read more "No Summit Submission This Year"
Just a quick note that we’ve reserved the date for our 12th SQLSaturday here in Orlando. It will be held on October 6, 2018, at our usual location at Seminole State College. Expect the call for speaker and registration to open up on June 1st. We’ll also publish information then about whether we’ll be doing […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando 2018 – Planned for October 6"
In February PASS President Grant Fritchey posted PASS Priorities FY 19 followed by An Open Letter to SQLSaturday Organizers, and then held an online town hall for SQLSaturday organizers in March to address some of the questions generated by the two posts. For all the messaging, the story remains a bit unclear, at least to me. Let […]Read more "Parsing the PASS Blog Posts about FY 19 and SQLSaturday"