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Nov 14, 2012

Quick Tip - Speed a Slow Restore from the Transaction Log

During some restore operations on Microsoft SQL Server, the transaction log redo step might be taking an unusually long time.  Depending somewhat on....More
Nov 12, 2012

PASS Summit 2012, Slide Decks

Get the latest slide decks from Kevin Kline's presentations at the PASS Summit 2012 conference....More
Nov 08, 2012

PASS Summit 2012, Day 1

I was stopped several by people who'd attended their first PASS Summit last year. But this year, they were excited to tell me that they'd started....More
Oct 18, 2012

Conquer Your Fear of Virtualization with a Free Day of Training at PASS!

Get tons of free training from House of Brick, one of the USA's top database and virtualization consultancies, at the 2012 PASS Summit!....More
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Oct 08, 2012

The Zombie PerfMon Counter That Never Dies! Quick Tip

The PerfMon counter %Disk time is a bogus performance metric for several reasons....More
Oct 05, 2012

Hands-On Training with MSDN Virtual Labs1

Kevin Kline explains how you can learn new Microsoft technologies without having to install the software on your computer....More
Oct 02, 2012

Recap - SQL Saturday 151 in Orlando

It's always a feel-good experience for me to return to SQL Saturday in Orlando, the place where SQL Saturdays were started by Andy Warren....More
Sep 12, 2012

Help Me Update the History of SQL Server1

Find out the early history and evolution of Microsoft SQL Server in this engaging article from database expert Kevin Kline....More
Sep 05, 2012

Time Warp: What Is a Relational Database?

These days, relational database management systems (RDBMSs) like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle are the primary engines of information systems....More
Aug 27, 2012

Secure Your Spot at the Nashville SQL Saturday! - 27 Aug 2012

Check out the fantastic line-up of technical sessions offered at this free SQL Saturday event. Secure your reservation for mid-October at the SQL....More
Aug 23, 2012

Resource Center for Microsoft Office

Want to learn more about Microsoft Office? This resource center has links to the resources you need!....More
Aug 20, 2012

Two New Slide Decks. Plus, the Week in Colorado.1

Kevin provides two new session slide decks and tells about his week presenting sessions in Colorado from August 14-17, 2012....More
Aug 13, 2012

Do You Have One of "the Three W’s" to Sit on a Board of Directors?

Kevin describes three key behaviors, the three W's of Wealth, Work, and Wisdom, for board of director candidates and board directors....More
Jul 31, 2012

Come See Me. I'll Probably Be Just Down the Street Soon!

Even though I've recently changed jobs, I'll still be speaking at a lot of SQL events across the country and internationally....More
Jul 26, 2012

High-Availability White Papers and Resources for SQL Server

These resources detail five common high-availability and disaster-recovery architectures deployed by customers, along with a case study of each, plus....More
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