Monthly Archive: January 2012

A quick reaction to the PASS board appointments

First of all, I want to congratulate both Kendal van Dyke (@SQLDBA) and James Rowland-Jones (@jrowlandjones) on their recent appointment to the PASS Board of Directors. I have no doubt they will go above...

T-SQL Tuesday #26 : Second Chances

This month's T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by Dave Howard (@DaveH0ward), and the topic is "Second Chances." What he's letting us do is look back at all the previous T-SQL Tuesdays and pick a...

Connect Digest : 2012-01-09

Hide databases from users who shouldn't be able to see them This is a long-standing request from Erland Sommarskog which I've highlighted in previous digests. But the underlying problem keeps coming up in multiple...

Comparing multiple plans in SQL Sentry Plan Explorer

I’ve seen the question a few times now: “How do I compare two plans side-by-side in Plan Explorer?” Management Studio allows you to view multiple graphical plans that are visible simultaneously, either by generating...