Monthly Archive: September 2009

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Redux

Manning has now released several chapters of the SQL Server MVP Deep Dives book on its web site.  I blogged about this on the 16th, but they pulled the page for some edits, so...

Connect News

I am skipping the weekly digest this week for two reasons : (1) I had a crazy busy week, and (2) Connect is embarking on a major upgrade this morning. I thought I would...

Cumulative updates available for SQL Server 2008

Yesterday, Microsoft released cumulative updates for SQL Server 2008 RTM and SQL Server 2008 SP1. Cumulative update package 4 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973602Build #: 10.00.2734 Cumulative Update 7 package for SQL...

Connect Digest : 2009-09-18

It sounds funny, but I'm running out of things to say in this intro.  I wonder if I should introduce the list the way David Letterman is introduced differently on every episode of his...

Connect Digest : 2009-09-04

I am heading to my home town for a week; we rented a cottage on Lake Nipissing, and are going to relax.  No, really : no howling beagles, no computers, and no schedule.  Sounds...

Blogging about what to blog about

When I entered the title of this post, a big yellow exclamation mark (inside a dull gray triangle) appeared above my head: "Warning: potential circular reference!"  But I think it's useful once in a...