Category: Community

  • SQLHammer in 2018

    SQLHammer in 2018

    SQLHammer.com has been quieter than usual this year. I have not written nearly as many blog posts as I would like. The reason for this is because I have been very busy and I thought it was time to update you on what I have been doing this year. Leading into 2018 In October of […]

  • Big Data Round Up

    Big Data Round Up

    This month’s T-SQL Tuesday was all about Big Data. See what the community has to say about Big Data with this collection of articles ranging from deep technical walk-throughs to musings about Big Data’s impact on our industry and the data professional. SELECT PostLinkAndCommentary FROM #TSQL2SDAY_Invitation ORDER BY LastName ASC Rob Farley gives us his […]

  • T-SQL Tuesday #95 – Unstructured Cosmos

    T-SQL Tuesday #95 – Unstructured Cosmos

    T-SQL Tuesday (#TSQL2sDAY) is a blog party founded by Adam Machanic (b | t). Each month a member of the community hosts the party and selects a topic for us to write about. This month, I am hosting. I invited everyone to write about Big Data. For my post, I chose to learn about Microsoft […]

  • TSQL2sday #95 Invitation – Big Data

    TSQL2sday #95 Invitation – Big Data

    T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blog party started by Adam Machanic. Everyone is invited to this party. Participation is easy. Simply write a blog post about the topic presented and post it on the second Tuesday of the month (October 10th, 2017) between 00:00 and 23:59 UTC. Do not worry about whether something has already […]

  • T-SQL Tuesday #90: A Tool Is Nothing without a Craftsman

    T-SQL Tuesday #90: A Tool Is Nothing without a Craftsman

    This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by James Anderson (b | t). T-SQL Tuesday (#TSQL2sDAY) is a blog party founded by Adam Machanic (b | t). Each month a member of the community hosts the party and selects a topic for us to write about. James invites us to write about database deployments. I […]

  • Ding Level 4 in My Epic Life Quest

    Ding Level 4 in My Epic Life Quest

    I am extremely excited to announce that I have achieved level 4 in My Epic Life Quest! Over the last year I had been reminding myself about my own epic life quest. I felt like I had drifted from my path and need to reevaluate my quest. I never got around to readdressing my quest […]

  • My SQL Cruise Diary

    My SQL Cruise Diary

    It has been three years since I first heard of SQL Cruise from Grant Fritchey (b | t). At the time, I was working for a large tax preparation company. They would not allow me to attend any conference during tax season, understandably. Also, I was unaware of the Alaska SQL Cruise which occurs in […]

  • T-SQL Tuesday #85: STOP! Restore Time!

    T-SQL Tuesday #85: STOP! Restore Time!

    I know, I know. That was a bit much. This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by Kenneth Fisher (b | t). T-SQL Tuesday (#TSQL2sDAY) is a blog party founded by Adam Machanic (b | t). Each month a member of the community hosts the party and selects a topic for us to write about. […]

  • T-SQL Tuesday #84: Building an hour of content

    T-SQL Tuesday #84: Building an hour of content

    This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by Andy Yun (t | b). T-SQL Tuesday (#TSQL2SDAY) is a blog party founded by Adam Machanic (t | b). Each month a member of the community hosts the party and selects the topic for us to write about. This month’s topic is growing new speakers. It is […]

  • QS-Config is no longer supported

    QS-Config is no longer supported

    It saddens me to announce that I will no longer be supporting QS-Config. It seems like a long time since I wrote the first version of it, long before I ever decided to publish it. At the time I was just trying to solve a problem for myself. The project evolved and I wanted to […]