Monthly Archive: January 2010

Management Studio Tips & Tricks, version 1.0

Today I presented "Management Studio Tips & Tricks" at SQLSaturday #34 in Waltham, MA.  I had an audience of close to 100 (my biggest talk yet!), and unless they were stroking my ego, I...

Connect Digest : 2010-01-22

Give us easier to read execution plans Michelle Ufford (@SQLFool) recently asked for help pinpointing the most expensive node(s) in a complicated execution plan.  Mladen Prajdic (@MladenPrajdic) has a useful workaround; he coded up...

"What three events brought you here?"

I was tagged by Tim Mitchell (twitter) in a recent meme launched by Paul Randal (twitter), entitled, "What three events brought you here?" Well, I've lied told stories about this in the past.  If...

Connect Digest : 2010-01-11

Control over procedure cache We are still waiting for more control over procedure cache.  Adam Machanic wrote up this blog post highlighting a Connect item which he opened in 2007.  It is currently closed...