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  • re: PowerShell - grabbing values out of the registry and running them

    Hi Milla, It depends very much on what your definition of 'quote' is. You can certainly refer to my articles, but I would rather you didn't just copy the whole thing word-for-word. Rob
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on December 11, 2014
  • Will 2015 be a big year for the SQL community?

    In Australia, almost certainly yes. Australia recently saw two Azure data centres open, meaning that customers can now consider hosting data in Azure without worrying about it going overseas. Whether youre considering SQL Database or having an Azure VM with SQL on it, the story has vastly improved here in Australia, and conversations will go ...
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on December 8, 2014
  • Minimising Data Movement in PDW Using Query Optimisation Techniques

    This is a white paper that I put together recently about APS / PDW Query Optimisation. You may have seen it at as well, but in case you havent, read on! I think the significance of this paper is ...
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on December 4, 2014
  • re: Handling special characters with FOR XML PATH('')

    You're doing &quot;XML Auto, Elements&quot; at the end, so that will make your contents be &amp;amp; rather than &amp;. You're actually wanting an XML form, right? So it's valid to have &amp;amp; - and you've solved the fact that it's not &amp;amp;amp;
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 24, 2014
  • re: Handling special characters with FOR XML PATH('')

    Prat - hopefully you're on the right track. It sounds like you must be using two FOR XMLs, and will need to use another .value as well?
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 24, 2014
  • Learning through others

    This PASS Summit was a different experience for me I wasnt speaking. Ive presented at three of the five PASS Summits Ive been to, where the previous one Id not spoken at was 2012, while I was a PASS Director (and had been told I shouldnt submit talks advice that Id ignored in 2013). I have to admit that I really missed presenting, both ...
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 11, 2014
  • re: Did You Know? My PASS Demo Scripts are Up (and other news)!

    It was good to see you, K... I should've grabbed a copy of your book - they're always classics.
    Posted to Kalen Delaney (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 10, 2014
  • PASS Summit WIT Lunch

    With the pleasant sound of cutlery on crockery, those lucky enough to secure tickets to the WIT Lunch at the PASS Summit get to listen to an interview with Kimberly Bryant, who is the founder of a non-profit organisation called Black Girls Code helping teenaged girls from low-privilege communities to get into technology. She calls herself an ...
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 6, 2014
  • Dr Rimma Nehme at the PASS Summit

    This Summits presentation from Microsoft Research Labs is from Dr Rimma Nehme, bucking the trend of having presentations from Dr David DeWitt. Im really pleased to be able to hear from her, because shes an absolute legend. Among her qualifications is work on the PDW Query Optimizer a topic closer to me than probably any other area of SQL ...
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 6, 2014
  • PASS Summit – Thursday Keynote

    Its good to point out its still only Thursday, as my laptop tells me that its already Friday. Today is the second of only two keynotes this Summit, which means that its the opportunity to hear from Microsoft Research Labs about whats going on with data from their perspective. Its also when we get to hear from the PASS VPs community ...
    Posted to Rob Farley (Weblog) by Rob Farley on November 6, 2014
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