Monthly Archives: January 2011

SQL Rally Voting

Hello all, just a quick note that this is the week for voting on the BI Track for SQLRally.  If you haven’t heard yet, SQLRally is the regional event being put on by PASS to be held in Orlando on … Continue reading

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Un-SQL Friday #02–Tech Giants!

The request for the next round of UnSQL Friday has been issued and the topic is as follows: “Read this blog, and then write whatever you want about Tech Giants. Be sure to mention in your blog that you’re writing … Continue reading

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70-451–MCITP–Designing a Transaction and Concurrency Strategy–Design for Concurrency

Requirements Design for concurrency.This objective may include but is not limited to: hints, transaction isolation level, effect of database option READ_COMMITTED_SNAPSHOT, rowversion and timestamp datatypes My Take In my opinion the whole “Designing a Transaction and Concurrency Strategy” is a … Continue reading

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70-451–MCITP–Designing a Transaction and Concurrency Strategy–Design for Implicit and Explicit Transactions

Requirements Design for implicit and explicit transactions. This objective may include but is not limited to: nested transactions, savepoints, TRY/CATCH My Take I think that the main point here is more on what implicit and explicit transactions are than the … Continue reading

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2011 Goals

These goals are not in any particular order. There is no priority. I’ll be keeping logs of some of these items and may or may not publish them at the end of the year (or even quarterly). Goal 1 – … Continue reading

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