Monthly Archive: November 2010

Blogging from the PASS Keynote : 2010-11-09

The keynote starts off with a tine Turner impersonator (or maybe it really was Tina?):   Rushabh Mehta (donning the Tina wig) delivers the first segment of the keynote, telling the SQL Server community...

You Can Help Too : SQL Geeks for Good

You Can Help Too : SQL Geeks for Good

Kalen Delaney has called out to the altruist in each of us to help out a former student's mission trip to San Ramon, Nicaragua: Did You Know : SQL Geeks for Good I think...

Now we're getting somewhere : the MSXML6 issue

Last February / March, I wrote several posts about an issue with MSXML6 on Windows XP which prevented the installation of SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, and even service packs or cumulative updates...

SQL Server 2005 SP4 CTP is available for download

Yesterday, Microsoft released a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4. You can read about the release on the following blog post from SQL Release Services: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlreleaseservices/…preview-available.aspx If you don't...

Blogging from the SQL Connections keynote

Quentin Clark is on stage right now talking about high-level SQL Server stuff.  I think I can take this time to explain how Connections is different from PASS (at least according to my first...