Yearly Archive: 2013

Live from the #summit13 keynote : 2013-10-17

Douglas McDowell (EVP Finance) takes the stage (no kilt), and talks numbers. PASS has an impressive $1MM in reserves as a "rainy day" fund. Last fiscal year they spent $7.6MM on community; 30% of...

SQLintersection slide decks

I gave two talks at the SQLintersection conference this week in Las Vegas. One was my Bad Habits & Best Practices session, and the other is a new one discussing advantages to upgrading to...

Performance-related fixes for SQL Server 2012

In an effort to encourage you to keep your SQL Server 2012 instances up to date, I wanted to highlight a slew of performance-related fixes that are mostly available only through Service Pack 1 or various Cumulative Update packages.