Next on the Menu – counter, histogram, and pair matching targets

In this SQL Snack™ I will examine the three remaining targets (I don’t plan on covering the ETW sync target as it is out of scope for this series). The counter, histogram and pair matching targets are very simple and straight forward to use and consume. In the next SQL Snack™ I will examine a new…

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Thanks to your feedback – SqlCommandFilters has been improved!

Thanks to reader EricEJ I have added an extension method to SqlCommandFilters which means instead of coding the call like this // Explicit usage //SqlCommandFilters.Parameters.Parameterize(ref cmd); you can now call it like this // Extension method on SqlCommand cmd.Parameterize(false); To do so requires two changes to the Parameters class first you need to modify the…

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Hungry for SQL Server training? Introducing SQL Meals™ and SQL Snacks™

As part of my new role in the Cross Domain Delivery test team I have been asked to create a video series that will focus on features of SQL Server that would be useful for test engagements. These will be categorized as either SQL Meals™ which will be around an hour long and will introduce…

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Tech Ed 2012 – A 20th Anniversary Celebration. Wish you were here!

Tech Ed has been wonderful this year, a chance to meet up with old friends, make new old friends and talk about SQL Server. My session DBI410 – SQL Power Tools: Enhance Your Effectiveness with Extended Events was well attended with much interest and great questions. Thanks to those of you who attended. Please be…

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The holidays are over – back to work!

I plan on releasing the next installment of The Extended Events series on Monday so watch for that. I finished up my work as the technical reviewer on William Stanek’s book Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant – the ISBN is 978-0-7356-6376-3 which will be released at the end of February.  

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Power Tools: Instruction Manual

Just like any good tool man, whenever you get a new tool  The first thing you should do is to read the instruction manual and familiarize yourself with the general operation of the tool. During this first installment, we will do just that. As mentioned we are going to dive into the components that make…

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