PASS Summit 2018

I will be presenting Migrating to SQL Server 2017 at the PASS Summit 2018 in Seattle, WA. I’m actually presenting a half-day session on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Room 6E. Here is the abstract: How do you design and implement a safe and successful migration from an older version of SQL Server to SQL […]

SQLSaturday Oregon

I will be delivering a full day pre-con session called Migrating to SQL Server 2017 on November 2, 2018 in Portland, OR. Here is the abstract: How do you design and implement a safe and successful migration from an older version of SQL Server to SQL Server 2017 with no data loss and virtually no […]

Autogrow All Files Feature in SSMS 18.0 Preview 4

One of the small improvements in SSMS 18.0 Preview 4 is the addition of an “Autogrow All Files” checkbox in the Database Properties dialog on Filegroups page as shown in Figure 1. This is another nice change that will hopefully make it easier for more people to enable this setting because the tooling actually makes […]