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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 […]

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 […]

10 Programming Terms in Normal Human Language

Immutable Immutable is another word for unchanged. If a state is said to be immutable, it means that it’s not supposed to change. Whatever value you’ve set is not going written over or have the potential of changing. In JavaScript, const is a way to partially declare an immutable value. You can still change the […]

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/

What I’m Reading 18 April 2007

International Considerations for Database and Database Engine Applications  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190245.aspx Strategies for Partitioning Relation Data Warehouses in SQL Server http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/spdw.mspx Physical Database Storage Design http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/physdbstor.mspx International Considerations for Notification Services http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms172557.aspx How MSN Messenger and MSN Hotmail scales with SQL Server 2005 http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/scddrtng.mspx Scaling out SQL Server 2005 http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa479364.aspx Database Mirroring FAQ http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/dbmirfaq.mspx Database Mirroring http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/dbmirror.mspx […]

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