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  • TweetG’day, And so another year passes, and as I’ve never wrote a “year in review” post before now seems like a good time to start. 2014 has been a pretty […]

    2014 – A year in review.

    TweetG’day, And so another year passes, and as I’ve never wrote a “year in review” post before now seems like a good time to start. 2014 has been a pretty […]

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  • TweetG’Day, Saturday June 14th 2014 seen the Christchurch, New Zealand SQL SERVER user group host its second SQL Saturday (#316). We learnt a lot from running our first SQL Saturday […]

    SQL Saturday #316, MVP’s, MCMs and a baby.

    TweetG’Day, Saturday June 14th 2014 seen the Christchurch, New Zealand SQL SERVER user group host its second SQL Saturday (#316). We learnt a lot from running our first SQL Saturday […]

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  • TweetG’day, Well, it seems like even if you’ve worked with SQL SERVER for a while, you’re always lightly to learn something new. Today I discovered that in order to use […]

    Import export wizard at the commandline

    TweetG’day, Well, it seems like even if you’ve worked with SQL SERVER for a while, you’re always lightly to learn something new. Today I discovered that in order to use […]

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  • TweetG’day, Recently, quite out of the blue I started seeing this error when I tried to log into my SQL instance using SQL SERVER Management Studio (SSMS) Now, I could […]

    SSPI error and Incorrect timing.

    TweetG’day, Recently, quite out of the blue I started seeing this error when I tried to log into my SQL instance using SQL SERVER Management Studio (SSMS) Now, I could […]

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  • TweetG’day, There’s a lot of mixed opinions around about certifications. Are they worth while, do they mean anything, do employers value them and the like. I’m personally in the “certifications […]

    Certifications – and a survey.

    TweetG’day, There’s a lot of mixed opinions around about certifications. Are they worth while, do they mean anything, do employers value them and the like. I’m personally in the “certifications […]

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  • TweetHi, Both the lazy writer process and a checkpoint both push in-memory pages out to disk, however that’s where the similarity ends. The reason that I’m blogging about that is because I […]

    Checkpoints and the Lazy writer

    TweetHi, Both the lazy writer process and a checkpoint both push in-memory pages out to disk, however that’s where the similarity ends. The reason that I’m blogging about that is because I […]

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  • TweetG’day, A large part of my job involves liaising with developers. I spent the first 8 years of my IT career working as a developer before moving into database administration in 2008. […]

    The developer / DBA relationship.

    TweetG’day, A large part of my job involves liaising with developers. I spent the first 8 years of my IT career working as a developer before moving into database administration in 2008. […]

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  • TweetG’day, Welcome to my new blog site. It’s taken a little while to get this live and so they’ll probably be a few little tweaks in the next few weeks […]

    Welcome to my blog

    TweetG’day, Welcome to my new blog site. It’s taken a little while to get this live and so they’ll probably be a few little tweaks in the next few weeks […]

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