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SQL Server Engineering Team – New Website for Important SQL Server Info + Updates

A new home for the SQL Server engineering team to communicate important information about SQL Server with the community. We have migrated several SQL Server related blogs to this new home in the SQL Server TechCommunity. Click here for the new SQL Server Engineering Team blog. There’s also a list of links to some of their […]

VSCode Tip – Rename Multiple Attributes At The Same Time

Multiple cursors is one of my favorite features in VS Code. Just highlight what you want and hit cmd/ctrl + d to highlight all matching snippets. Then type away! I use this to add multiple classes, delete multiple elements, and edit attributes. pic.twitter.com/1ukxXsVdHS — Emma Wedekind ✨ (@EmmaWedekind) March 27, 2019

Get free technical eBooks on SQL Server 2017 from Microsoft

Build your Microsoft SQL Server expertise with technical deep dives for your database journey. Free PDF eBooks from Microsoft SQL Server eBook series Get the technical resources and documentation you need to explore SQL Server 2017 – a comprehensive, mission-critical database for demanding workloads. With this series of technical eBooks on SQL Server, you’ll learn […]

Tonight: SQL Server User Group Sydney – The Roadmap for SQL Server

Sydney SQL Server User Group meets tonight from 5:30pm at Microsoft Reactor. Tonight’s Speaker: Victor Isakov (MCA, MCM, MCT, MVP) More details here. Tonight will cover: With support for Linux and Containers SQL Server 2017 opened up a new world of possibilities for Microsoft. SQL Server 2019 will bring to market a new modern data […]

800+ Million Emails Leaked Online by Email Verification Service “Verifications.io”

From @haveibeenpwned on Twitter New breach: Email address validation service Verifications.io left 763M email addresses exposed in an open MongoDB instance, many of which also had accompanying gender, DOB and other personal attributes. 66% were already in @haveibeenpwned. Check your email address now at haveibeenpwned.com Read more details about the discovery of the breach on […]

The Physics of Productivity: Newton’s Laws of Getting Stuff Done

A nice segway if 3 easy things to improve your productivity. Objects in motion tend to stay in motion. Find a way to get started in less than 2 minutes. It’s not just about working hard, it’s also about working on the right things. You have a limited amount of force and where you apply […]

11 things I wish I could tell myself as a Junior Software Developer – Michael’s Coding Spot

I’d like to tell my junior self that in 10 years, there wasn’t a single bug I didn’t eventually solve one way or the other. Even bugs that seem extremely scary, are eventually conquered. — Read on michaelscodingspot.com/2019/01/10/11-things-i-wish-i-could-tell-myself-as-a-junior-software-developer/