Archive | August, 2010

SSRS 2008 R2 in CRM

The webcast recording is up for my presentation to the XRM Virtual User’s Group on SSRS 2008 R2 in CRM. In it I go over some of the new features as well as some gotchas for people looking to upgrade to the newer version.  http://www.xrmvirtual.com/events/ssrs_crm Thanks to Julie Yack et all for putting everything together! […]

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Excellent Post By Brent Ozar

I don’t normally plug too many other blog posts here as I figure you can find them on your own if they are good….BUT Brent Ozar has an excellent blog post on Why I’m Disappointed in the PASS Election Process If you have the time, I would read it….it seriously had me rolling…. Cheers, AJ

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Fixing Transactional Replication in SQL Server

SQL Server has a very solid criteria for replication transactions to the subscribers. First it sends out a batch. If it completes then it goes on to the next one. If not, then it tries each of the transactions in the set individually to see if that corrects the problem. Once in a while, even […]

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Webcast: Introduction to the Entity Framework 4.0

Thanks to everyone whom attended the webcast. As promised, here are the sample files as well as the information so that you can download the webcast…if you should so choose. Live Meeting Recording Demo Files Remember if you have any ideas for webcasts next month, then please feel free to drop me a line and […]

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#SQLSat50 East Iowa: Operation Hoosier to Hawkeye Begins!

That’s right people. I am heading out on the road once again for a SQL Saturday. This time it will be SQL Saturday 50 in Iowa City, IA on Sept 18th, 2010. I hear tell that there will be an awesome lineup of speakers available to get you all ‘learned up’ on the latest and […]

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#SQLSat51 Nashville Post-Mortem

Well, another successful SQL Saturday has been logged in the books. I had a single session for this one for Change Data Capture and went out of my way to ensure that it was crammed packed with information for the people attending….even to the point that when the volunteer monitor in the room exclaimed  “I […]

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CRAZY! You Can Haz More Free Training in September in Indianapolis! #sql

It’s true! Come Saturday September 25th ,2010 Perpetual Technologies, my parent company, is putting on an ALL DAY free training event for both Microsoft and Oracle people in the Indianapolis area! This is our 3rd annual event and has finally been moved to a Saturday so that more people from the adjoining areas(Cincinnati, Chicago, Ft. […]

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You Can Haz Free Training Next Week!

Yes you can! It’s totally true! Besides doing #sqlsat51 in Nashville this weekend there are not one but TWO webcasts that you can get some FREE training from next week from the comfort of your climate controlled offices! The first is on Tuesday and covers EF 4.0 We will be giving away a $50.00 Amazon […]

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#passvotes : The Drama Continues

*** Disclaimer: Regardless of the rumors, I am not.. nor have I ever been related to Steve Jones. Just because we share the same last name doesn’t count. Jeesh people! **** There has been an awful lot of traffic bounding about because of Steve Jones not being put on the slate of candidates for this […]

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Webcast: Policy-Based Management in a Nutshell By @SQLChicken

SQL Lunch this week will be on Policy-Based Management giving by none other than Jorge Segarra (AKA @SQLChicken ). I highly recommend that you attend as Policy-Based Management is one of those gems within the SQL Server environment that can make a HUGE impact on your workload by keeping pesky developers in check from running […]

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