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01 July
2016
Author: Robert Cain

Simple Way to Fix SQL Server Page Level Corruption

I’ve decided to try an experiment, and allow the occasional guest blogger. This will give new bloggers additional exposure, and draw eyes to both our sites. Our first guest blogger is Andrew Jackson. Andrew is a SQL DBA and SQL Server blogger too. He likes to share about SQL Server and the...
01 July
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

June 2016 Release of Power BI Desktop is Here!

Last night at approximately 9:28 PM EST the June 2016 release of Power BI Desktop dropped, which you can download here.  The June update is pretty extensive and includes a bunch of new features and improvements. Here’s some of the biggest new features and some of my favorites. Check out these 5...
01 July
2016
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Row Level Security

In the June update of the Power BI Desktop there were some really cool features that were added.  I’d encourage you to review the full Power BI blog to see all the June updates.  My favorite of all these new features is Row Level Security (RLS) for Power BI.  The Power BI team blog didn’t go...
29 June
2016
Author: DustinRyan
DustinRyan

5 More Power BI Tips

I’ve had this blog post in my mind to write for the past month or so and I’m finally just getting around to it while I’m waiting to board my flight back home. Check out my first 5 Power BI Tips here! These are just five more Power BI tips and tricks that I think everyone should know in order to...
28 June
2016
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 05 – KPI Indicator)

In this module you will learn how to use the KPI Indicator (This is kind of like saying “ATM Machine” isn’t it?), a Power BI Custom Visual. Power BI comes standard with a KPI visual but the custom visual we will cover in this post shows a few more options than is available in the standard tool....
27 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 27, 2016

The best way to make the most of the week is to set your goals.  One of the things I try to do every week is to identify three goals for each week.  What three things do I want to accomplish that will move my workload further down the road.  These don’t have to be extravagant or complex goals....
27 June
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – June 27, 2016

The best way to make the most of the week is to set your goals.  One of the things I try to do every week is to identify three goals for each week.  What three things do I want to accomplish that will move my workload further down the road.  These don’t have to be extravagant or complex goals....
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,...