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25 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 4 (the late edition)

So… it’s Saturday night and I missed getting this out on Friday morning… But, in past three weeks’ posts (1, 2, 3), I talked about how I’ve got a few copies of Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server to give away.  This is a book that I co-wrote with Grant Fritchey (Blog | @gfritchey) last...
25 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 4 (the late edition)

So… it’s Saturday night and I missed getting this out on Friday morning… But, in past three weeks’ posts (1, 2, 3), I talked about how I’ve got a few copies of Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server to give away.  This is a book that I co-wrote with Grant Fritchey (Blog | @gfritchey) last...
23 June
2016
Author: Robert Cain

SQL Saturday 498 Chattanooga

Do you like PowerShell? SQL Server? Are you anywhere close to Chattanooga TN? Then don’t miss this SQL Saturday, June 25th 2016. I’m giving two sessions (yes two for the price of one!). The first session will be PowerShell 201. It covers advanced concepts you need to know, such as debugging,...
21 June
2016
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 04 – Radar Chart)

In this module you will learn how to use the Radar Chart, a Power BI Custom Visual. The Radar Chart is sometimes is also know to some as a web chart, spider chart, or star chart.  Using the Radar Chart allows you to display multiple categories of data on each spoke (like spokes on a bicycle...
20 June
2016
Author: Robert Cain

Testing PowerShell with Pester

My newest Pluralsight course is now live, Testing PowerShell with Pester! In this 4 hour course I walk through a complete introduction to Pester, to showing you how to both modify existing code as well as create a brand new module using Pester to guide development using the Test Driven...
20 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 20, 2016

It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I’ve shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most...
20 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 20, 2016

It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I’ve shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most...
17 June
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Power BI Architecture Diagram v2 is Now Available

I finally finished putting together version 2 of my Power BI architecture diagram. I previously put together an architecture diagram but as fast as Power BI is changing, v1 of the diagram was quickly obsolete. I always wanted to come back and add more to the diagram to make it more complete but...
17 June
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

Power BI Architecture v2 is Now Available

I finally finished putting together version 2 of my Power BI architecture diagram. I previously put together an architecture diagram but as fast as Power BI is changing, v1 of the diagram was quickly obsolete. I always wanted to come back and add more to the diagram to make it more complete but...
17 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

SQL Server Indexing Book Giveaway – Week 3

In past two weeks’ posts (1, 2) I talked about how I’ve got a few copies of Expert Performance Indexing for SQL Server to give away.  This is a book that I co-wrote with Grant Fritchey (Blog | @gfritchey) last summer, which I think can be a valuable resource to anyone building indexes on SQL...