Russ Thomas – SQL Judo

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

What I Learned as a Sql Sat Presenter

DBA = awesome at improv As a brand new presenter I was a little worried that I would be talking to an empty room.  I had passed a friendly invite … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

T-SQL Tuesday #48 – Cloud that Broke the Camel’s Back

One of my regrets of not having started blogging sooner is missing all the great T-SQL Tuesday blog parties that have been hosted in the past.  That is something I plan to … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

SQL Saturday #265 – Protect the database

I’ve been spending the last couple days refining my presentation for SQL Saturday #265 in Portland.  I’m really excited to return to PDX as it’s where being a DBA started … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Change Data Capture – Lessons Learned

I like where Microsoft is going with Change Data Capture (CDC).  In a data warehousing scenario where you only need what’s changed since the last load it’s a magical solution.  There is a … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment