TechEd North America and TechED Europe Registration is open – register for my pre-con with @SQLRockstar and @scarydba

Join us for a rock solid pre-conference at TechED!   At Microsoft Teched (www.msteched.com), I will copresent with @SQLRockstar Thomas LaRock and @scarydba Grant Fritchey. Our pre-conference will focus around how you as a SQL Server DBA can embrace new technologies that will make your job not only much cooler, but allow you to leverage…


get your hands dirty with SQL Server 2012 SP1

Today I am happy to share with you that we released our updated hands-on-labs to our public portal. On www.microsoft.com/sqlserverlabs you’ll find a set of pre-configured hands-on-labs that will allow you to get your hands dirty on the latest and greatest technology and features in SQL Server 2012. The nice thing about our labs is…

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About my Lenovo W520, presenting, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 drivers and more …

The issue of getting the right drivers for your OS As an OEM System Builder in my early computer days, I spent quite a significant time finding the right drivers for a specific motherboard or a graphics adapter.Everytime we have new hardware, the same problem arises, and I’ve seen many people showing up to a…

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