“Attempt to read or write protected memory” error from SSMS for System.Data

I just spent a couple of hours fruitlessly trying to solve a problem and thought I’d blog the solution in case anyone else hits the issue. A few months back I got a new laptop and installed SQL Server 2014 on it and everything worked fine. A few weeks ago I installed SQL Server 2008 […]

My upcoming sessions at PASS and SQLintersection

The two major Fall conferences (PASS Summit and SQLintersection) are coming up in October so I wanted to give you a heads-up about what I’ll be presenting. The workshop I’ll be doing at both conferences is based on one of my favorite topics – wait statistics and using them for performance troubleshooting. I’m very passionate about helping people learn about […]