The Rest of the Story: Co-existing VS2010 and SSDT database projects

After my last adventure, I thought it would be interesting to try the "upgrade path" with SSDT and older "Database Projects" (i.e. Visual Studio for Database Professionals, or whatever the last name was before we went to the nice SSDT acronym, I always called them "Data Dude" projects after Gert Drapers, the original Data Dude). […]

Adventures in autodeploy: SQL Server 2012, SSDT, and SQLCLR

I'm the kind of person that doesn't often/always use Visual Studio "autodeploy" (that is, the "Deploy Solution" option) for SQLCLR projects. It's always been missing things (like ALTER ASSEMBLY) and never quite kept up with the newer things you could do with SQLCLR (e.g. ordered table-valued functions, multiparameter aggregates). But every once-in-a-while, especially while I'm […]

Demos from March-April European events posted

As I'm getting ready for my week-long SQLskills Immersion Event in Chicago next week, I got word that the demos from my events in Europe in late March/early April have been posted on the Resources part of the SQLskills website. I got to catch up with a lot of old friends and make a lot […]

Thanks for a great time last week, demos coming

Thanks to all the folks who attended my sessions at DevWeek, SQLBits, and SQL Saturday Dublin. Hope that you enjoyed the sessions. It was really nice to meet up with old friends and also to make new ones. As promised, the demos will be posted on the SQLskills website, but it may be a week […]