Brian Reinholz

Brian
Reinholz

Brian Reinholz is former editorial web architect for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro, and SharePoint Pro, specializing in training and certification.

Articles
New Products: SQL Monitor 2.3, SQL doctor 2.0, DBMoto 7.1, and More
Check out the latest products from BeyondTrust, Cofio Software, HiT Software, Idera, Red Gate Software, and TotallySQL.
New Products: Precise for SQL Server, Find it EZ Professional, Toad Multi-DB Suites, Database Compare
Check out the latest products from Precise, Bit n' Bytes Software, Quest Software, Nob Hill Software, SQL Sentry, and DBSophic.
New Products: SQL Source Control 2.1, Panorama Necto, McAfee Database Security, Tabs Studio v. 2.3
Check out the latest products from Red Gate Software, Panorama Software, McAfee, and Sergey Vlasov.
5 Considerations for Setting up a SQL Server 2008 Backend for SharePoint 2010
In anticipation for his session at SQL Server Connections, we asked speaker Victor Isakov for the top five things DBAs must consider before setting up a SQL Server 2008 backend for SharePoint.
New Products: Altova MissionKit, SQL safe 6.5, WhereScape RED Fast Track 3.0 Edition, WebFOCUS Mobile BI
Check out the latest products from Altova, Idera, Information Builders, and WhereScape.
New Products: Hedgehog Enterprise 4.1, SQL Complete, DB PowerStudio, and More
Check out the latest products from Devart, Embarcadero, Quest Software, Red-Gate Software, and Sentrigo.
New Products: Tableau 6.0, NovaView, ER/Studio XE, and More
Check out the latest products from Attunity, Embarcadero Technologies, Fusion-io, Idera, Melissa Data, Panorama Software, Sentrigo, Tableau Software, and WhereScape.
Microsoft Makes SQL Server Master Certification Easier to Get
To become a SQL Server Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) is no small task. Fewer than 1 percent of certified professionals hold a Master certification. But in the hopes of changing that, Microsoft is now making it easier to obtain an MCM.
Microsoft SQL Server Masterclass this June in London
Specific sessions cover debunking some of the more commonly-held misconceptions about SQL Server, solving problems with GUIDs, database recovery techniques, and maintenance tips and tricks.
SQL Server 2005 SP4: What You Need to Know
Microsoft has revealed that it plans to release an SP4 for SQL Server 2005. Find out when and where to go from here.
Recruiters and Hiring Managers on "Getting the Job"
Hear straight from hiring managers at a consulting firm, a top recruiter at a major IT staffing company, and others how to succeed in IT.
Certification Twitter Feeds, Thoughts, and More - 18 Aug 2009
I'm joining Twitter reluctantly, but there is some great certification news on there.
Train Signal Announces SQL Server 2008 Training
New to database administration? Train Signal has released a SQL Server 2008 that even complete newcomers can use.
SQL Server 2008 Certification Exam Prep Kits 4
With new products come new certification opportunities. Looking to stay relevant without breaking the bank? Consider these exam prep kits.
Developer Training Solutions Without the Instructor - 25 Feb 2009
Has your boss showed up at your desk lately demanding you become an overnight expert in a program you know nothing about? If so, consider on-demand training.

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