Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration

Book Review Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration Rob Walters and Grant Fritchey I checked this book out on my Safari Book subscription a few months back(ok really, more like early 2014) as a book to help me get to up to speed on SQL 2012. Having spending so much...

Going, going, gone..2014

Here we are, the last day of 2014. It’s been a memorable year hasn’t it? In 2014, the Seahawks won the Super Bowl, Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens put domestic violence on the front page, Robin Williams left us, Russia gave the finger to everyone, the...

TSQL Tuesdays #61: Giving Back

It’s time to be thankful and reflect So here we are at the end of another year, 2014 is coming to a close and 2015 is on the horizon. For me personally, 2014 has been a roller coaster ride. It started with my father battling cancer (which he has beaten back into...

Oppa Gangnam Style

Update: I necro this old post because, well, I think it’s cool that this video “broke” You Tube. Apparently, the BIG INT data type for the counter was not enough. The number of views exceeded the limit of the counter this past week. That’s just...

#tsql2sday: My Heroes

Forgive me, this is my first time participating in a #tsql2sday blog party. In fact, it’s my first time ever participating in a blog party. My Heroes This month’s topic is to talk about about your heroes. What is a hero? My personal definition of hero is a...

Digital House Cleaning

While I’ve been working on finding a new job, I’ve also been multi-tasking and working on cleaning up my pc. All those years of school, work, hard drive upgrades, and OS upgrades had left my digital life a mess. I had file duplicates upon file duplicates,...