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Adam Machanic (Blog | @AdamMachanic) emailed me way back in July 2007 and asked if I’d be interested in joining the awesome crew blogging at SQLBlog.com. I was honored to be asked and loved the idea of joining the bloggers here (“A group of really smart SQL Server bloggers… plus me”).
And wow – this is my 700th post at SQLBlog!
Thank you, ...
Thanks to those who attended the second meeting of the Boise
SQL Server User Group. We had a good turnout of around 30 people and I hope everyone
enjoyed my presentation of SQL Server 2008 Integration Services (SSIS). I tried to
balance the presentation between those who hadn't used SSIS and those who have.
If you are interested in the ...
The newly formed Boise SQL
Server User Group kicks off its first meeting with Kalen
Delaney on June 25, 2008.
I'm happy to see a Microsoft SQL Server user group in Boise. It will fit nicely with
the other development and SharePoint groups in town.
For more information, contact Cindy
Gross of Microsoft.
Time flies. It's been a year since Dr. Gray, a Microsoft research fellow and Turing
Award-winner, went missing while
sailing off San Francisco. A year ago, at Boise Code Camp 2.0, I hosted a session
on finding Jim
Gray, using Amazon's Mechanical Turk.
Now, a year after Dr. Gray went missing, the Association
of Computing Machinery ...
& Practices group recently released the final version of the “Team Development
with Team Foundation Server” Guide. This guide has been in beta for the last couple
It shows you how to get the most out of Team Foundation Server to help improve
the effectiveness of your team-based ...
My students this week told me about the new
version. I remember using the original XML Notepad, and it was great, very simple.
For the longest time, I couldn't find it on Microsoft's site to download, and then
a newer version showed up on CodePlex.
Ok, I finally got fed up with all of the spam in my historical dasBlog postings.
It's really embarrassing to send a link to a a colleague, only to have them snicker
at all of the spam comments and trackbacks.
For those of you who don't know what a trackback is,
it's basically an acknowledgement that enables authors to keep ...
This week Microsoft released the Visual Studio Team Foundation Server – Project
Server 2007 connector as a CodePlex
project. The project has been up for a few weeks, but is now being broadly advertised.
The TFS-PS2007 connector is designed to integrate the project management capabilities
of TFS with Project Server 2007. ...