Broker External Activator (and more) in latest SQL Server 2008 feature pack

I'm not usually one to post product announcements, but I had to point out that the Service Broker External Activator shipped with the latest (Oct 2008) version of SQL Server 2008 feature pack. It's available here. Doing a quick "visual diff" with the August 2008 feature pack, I also notice some new PowerShell extensions, SQLXML […]

November Road Trip

It's almost November and I'm in the final phase of getting ready for a road trip. In the next three weeks I'll be speaking on SQL Server 2008 at: TechEd EMEA ITPro – talks on Extended Events and on T-SQL performance improvements TechEd EMEA Developers – talks on T-SQL perf, SQLCLR, Filestream programming, Sparse Columns, […]