SQL Nuggets http://www.sqlnuggets.com Nuggets Of SQL Server Knowledge Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:41:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Slides From Scenic City Summit 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/slides-from-scenic-city-summit-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/slides-from-scenic-city-summit-2018/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:41:19 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=859 The slides and code from my session, Exploring The New JSON Features In SQL Server, are attached here. As I mentioned in my presentation, I am using the Stack Overflow ...

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Speaking At Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-adobe-coldfusion-summit-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-adobe-coldfusion-summit-2018/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:25:22 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=852 I’m heading to Vegas…to speak at the Adobe ColdFusion Summit again!  This will be my third year speaking at the CF Summit, and I’m really excited to be heading back!  This year’s event will ...

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Speaking At Scenic City Summit 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-scenic-city-summit-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-scenic-city-summit-2018/#respond Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:09:04 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=849 I’m a little late in announcing this, but next week I will be returning to speak at Scenic City Summit! The conference, which covers a variety of topics for Developers ...

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Using PowerShell To List Folders And Sizes http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/using-powershell-to-list-folders-and-sizes/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/using-powershell-to-list-folders-and-sizes/#respond Tue, 24 Jul 2018 14:02:27 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=842 One of the things I run into regularly when dealing with storage is needing to know the sizes of folders in a directory.  For example, if something filled up a ...

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Notes From A SQL 2017 Azure Install – Availability Group Nodes Across Multiple Azure Regions http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/notes-from-a-sql-2017-azure-install-availability-group-nodes-across-multiple-azure-regions/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/notes-from-a-sql-2017-azure-install-availability-group-nodes-across-multiple-azure-regions/#respond Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:59:44 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=829 One of the really great things about Azure is the capability to easily create servers in other data centers, in other parts of the country or world (referred to as ...

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SQL Scripts: How To Find Missing Indexes http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-how-to-find-missing-indexes/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-how-to-find-missing-indexes/#respond Tue, 05 Jun 2018 19:52:38 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=813 One of the really cool things that SQL Server does is keep up with index statistics behind the scenes.  It knows how an index has been used, how often it ...

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Speaking At Music City Data 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-music-city-data-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-music-city-data-2018/#respond Wed, 30 May 2018 12:47:25 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=811 Music City Data (part of the 3-day Music City Tech conference) is this Saturday, June 2nd, and I realized last night that I had completely forgotten to announce that I will ...

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SQL Scripts: How To Find Filtered Indexes http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-how-to-find-filtered-indexes/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-how-to-find-filtered-indexes/#respond Wed, 09 May 2018 18:28:27 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=790 Filtered indexes are one of those neat little SQL Server features that a lot of people don’t seem to know about, or if they do they don’t use them very ...

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SQL Scripts: How To Find A Database’s Compatibility Level http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-how-to-find-a-databases-compatibility-level/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-how-to-find-a-databases-compatibility-level/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=775 One thing that a lot of DBAs, especially Accidental DBAs such as myself, don’t seem to realize is that just because a database is sitting on a specific version of ...

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Speaking At SyntaxCon 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-syntaxcon-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-syntaxcon-2018/#respond Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:24:03 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=756 This June I will have the honor of speaking at SyntaxCon 2018!  If you’ve never heard of it, SyntaxCon is labeled as Coastal South Carolina’s premier developer event, and focuses on providing ...

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