Russ Thomas – SQL Judo

The Art of SQL Server Database Administration, Development, and Career Skills for the Technically Minded

Informed Decision – FORCE_SERVICE_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS

Recently we had a disaster recovery event on a couple of mirrored servers.  By that, I mean we were required to move primary database operations to an offsite mirror partner.  Because … Continue reading

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The Road to SQL Server 2014 MCSE

This afternoon I finally passed the last test in the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert series for Data Platform.  I started the first test in the series while at Tech-Ed 2013 New … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

TSQL Tue 65: Memory Optimized Hash Indexes

The topic this month is learn something new and then teach it to everyone else.  Great topic Mike! Late last year I set the goal to finish up my MCSE.  … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Experience Is Overated

Be careful not to read too much into the title.  It’s not a global statement.  Experience has value, but this is my blog and I reserve the right to go on … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

TSQL Tue 64 Roundup

Last week was my first time hosting TSQL Tue.  The topic was “focused tuning”.  I had some stiff competition that week with SQLBits and the final week to get PASS submissions … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

TSQL Tue 64: Tuning SSIS with In-Memory Stage

I’m excited to be hosting TSQL Tuesday this month.  The topic is focused performance tuning.  Please be sure to check out the other posts submitted for this month’s blog party … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

TSQL Tue 64: Calling All Tuners and Gear Heads

It is month 64 of Adam Machanic’s monthly blog party known as TSQL Tuesday.  I’m very honored to be hosting this month.  Let’s get to it.  This is your official invite to the SQL Server Performance Grand … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 10 Comments
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