Welcome to the world (new face) of Knowledge Sharing Network.
To track the older blog posts refer to our historical knowledge sharing site  and you will find this as your destination for SQL Server knowledge pool.

Follow SQLMaster on Twitter SqlServer-QA.net - Knowledge Sharing Network (@sqlmaster)

August 2011 - Posts - SQL Server Knowledge Sharing Network (@sqlmaster)

August 2011 - Posts

SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 CTP is available for download and testing!

There is no doubt that Microsoft is keeping the DBAs busy with the frequent releases of Cumulative Update packages and CTP releases on existing (2008, 2008 R2 and Denali) versions!

Now here is the news about SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 CTP release from SQL Server Release Services team, this means there is no support offered from CSS and only ... read more...

SQLBits 9 - Query across the Mersey, Backup North! - High Availability and Disaster Recovery for the Novice DBA

I believe by this time most of you might have registered/noted your diaries with the dates about upcoming SQLBits 9 conference.

If you haven't registered yet then, hurry-up - Registration is Now Open, like the previous events this is also a 3 day based conference.  The format will be the now familiar 3 days of top SQL Server content given by SQL Server Experts from around the world, including Microsoft Certified Architects (MCA), Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM) and Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVP).

The main advantage and feedback I hear from the previous attendees that for this conference you need not fly outside of UK, easily reachable from many parts of the UK. Having a registration on SQLBits site will get you advantage of browsing the valuable SQL Server based content from the previous events to get a feel for the range or sessions, they are freely available to download as well.

I have missed to present/attend the last two SQLBits conferences due to pre-occupied appointments and this time I'm presenting a training day session titled:

High Availability and Disaster Recovery for the Novice DBA  

Description: For the day we will go through the skills and techniques required for Developers (users) to become a DBA to manage number of areas in data platform. As a DBA you should develop a strong game plan to cover the key aspects of availability and performance. In this session we will go through the end-to-end concepts of DBA learning for developers and enthusiastic users to become a DBA. The tasks include the techniques online that can be used to automate and streamline the data platform management.

With a few mouse clicks you can register for this session - Click To Register

See you there for another mind-boggling learning days!