T-SQL Tuesday #135: The outstanding tools of the trade that make your job awesome

It's been a while since I've posted on a T-SQL Tuesday topic and glad to see the topic being discussed by Mike Bronowski (blog) on tools. Throughout my career, I've worked for companies that have allowed me to utilize some pretty nice tools. Whether they are vendor or community-related there are a plethora of options … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #135: The outstanding tools of the trade that make your job awesome

T-SQL Tuesday #119 – Changing Your Mind

This month Alex Yates (B|T) is hosting T-SQL Tuesday which is a monthly blog party started by Adam Machanic (B|T) and co-ordinated by Steve Jones (B|T) The challenge that Alex has proposed this month regarding what have we, as data professionals, changed our mind about over time is a great one. Starting out as a … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #119 – Changing Your Mind

TSQL Tuesday #96: Folks Who Have Made a Difference

I was intrigued by this month’s T-SQL Tuesday topic presented by Ewald Cress (b|t) “Folks Who Have Made a Difference”. Digging a bit deeper the comment of “Who has made a difference in your career?” was made. I’ve stopped and restarted typing this blog post several different times. I’ve trashed countless drafts and have now … Continue reading TSQL Tuesday #96: Folks Who Have Made a Difference

T-SQL Tuesday #92, Lessons Learned The Hard Way

Wow, hard for me to believe it has been a little bit since the last T-SQL Tuesday block party. This month Raul Gonzalez (b|t) has chosen the topic of what lessons one has learned the hard way. Before we get into the story, however, let’s take a look at who, what, when, and why of … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #92, Lessons Learned The Hard Way

T-SQL Tuesday #89 Invitation – The times they are a-changing

This month’s topic by Koen Verbeeck (B|T) is based around times that are a changing. To break it down somewhat it was inspired by a blog post that Kendra Little (B|T) put together around Will the Cloud Eat My DBA Job. Koen is wanting to know with the ever-changing world of technology what kind of … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #89 Invitation – The times they are a-changing

T-SQL Tuesday #83: We’re still dealing with the same problems

It's about time I got back into participating in the T-SQL Tuesday block parties that are hosted by community members each month. First, let's take care of some house keeping rules. Who Is Hosting? This month Andy Mallon (b|t) is hosting and has chosen a topic of We're still dealing with the same problems. This … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #83: We’re still dealing with the same problems

T-SQL Tuesday #75 Invitation: Jump into Power BI!

This month the talented Jorge Segarra (B|T) hosts the T-SQL Tuesday block party, and he has chosen the topic of Power BI. So, what exactly is this thing called Power BI? I admit, I have several friends and colleagues who have dove into this type of technology, but I have not done so in great … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #75 Invitation: Jump into Power BI!

T-SQL Tuesday #72 Invitation – Data Modeling Gone Wrong

T-SQL Tuesday is here again. I’ve had good intentions the past few times this event has come around and even have drafts still waiting to be queued up which I will eventually turn into regular blog posts, but I decided to just make time this month and jump back into the monthly party. This month … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #72 Invitation – Data Modeling Gone Wrong