Monthly Archive: June 2009

The Best Thing I've Learned at PASS

I have attended PASS for several years, and discovered at my very first event that this is an extremely valuable conference to attend. The actual technical tidbits I’ve learned from attending sessions and having...

Connect digest : 2009-06-27

It was slim pickings this week.  One item I thought deserved some attention was one that was filed a year ago today, and the rest are collectively related items involving … ========================= Clustering Enhancements...

What to do when Management Studio hangs?

I have had a few occasions where I have been using Management Studio, and am suddenly and bluntly informed by Windows that I am demanding too much of the application.  Windows is probably right;...

An annoyance with Management Studio

I am probably speaking out of turn here (it is not Saturday, after all), but I was really annoyed with this SSMS grid problem today, and had to get it off my chest.  I...

Why is disaster recovery an afterthought?

I think that people have been lulled into the false sense of security that you can set up a SQL Server database, leave all the defaults in place, and never have to do anything. ...

Connect digest : 2009-06-20

Here are the Connect items I'd like to draw your attention to this week.  I have abandoned the idea of trying to keep track of vote counts and overall rating.  Being lazy might be...

Connect digest : 2009-06-12

Again I am a day early, as tomorrow I will be speaking at the CTDOTNET CodeCamp in Hartford.  As a reminder, I am not begging for votes here, just raising visibility for new issues...

Connect Digest : 2009-06-05

As I mentioned in last week's digest, I want to make it clear that I am not presenting Connect issues in this format in an attempt to tip the scales or pimp influence votes. ...