Monthly Archive: March 2010

The pros and cons of learning

This week I am at a training course put on by Paul Randal (blog | twitter) and Kimberly Tripp (blog | twitter) entitled "SQL Immersion."  It is essentially a 5-day deep dive into some...

Updated slide decks from SSMS presentation at SNESSUG

Tonight I spoke at the SNESSUG user group meeting in Warwick, RI.  You can download the slide deck here (this is a 3.5 MB PDF with presenter notes): http://sqlblog.com/files/folders/23423/download.aspx If you attended the talk,...

The ethics of aggregating other peoples' content

Content theft Most of the recent – what I'll call – "discussions" about content aggregators have revolved around content theft.  I'm not going to flip-flop on that topic: when you use someone else's work,...