Explicitly naming CL key columns in NC indexes – when and why

This morning, as I was prepping for my PASS Data Architecture Virtual Chapter presentation on “Why Physical Database Design Matters,” I went to tweet that folks could join the presentation. I stumbled on a discussion that led to Robert Davis (@SQLSoldier) asking this: I was searching to see if you had a blog post on missing […]

New York .Net and SQL Server User Groups – We’re back!!

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – 6:30-9pm Evening theme/title: SQL Server – Are you talking to me? Groups/Target Audience: SQL Server and .NET User Groups, anyone that works with SQL Server that wants to talk techie on Tuesday evening Cost: FREE (but, you must register; link at the end of this post) Presenters: […]

We <3 you too!

Just today, Jen McCown (blog|twitter) of the Midnight DBA team blogged about their recent poll – who in the SQL community "does it right" in terms of community involvement. What's great is that the results were just published and SQLskills has come in second to SQL Sentry for community involvement. This is great news and we're happy […]