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11/14/2012 - 8:59am

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
11/12/2012 - 10:03am

PASS Summit 2012, Slide Decks

Get the latest slide decks from Kevin Kline's presentations at the PASS Summit 2012 conference....More
11/08/2012 - 8:20am

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
10/18/2012 - 10:53am

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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10/08/2012 - 5:55am

The Zombie PerfMon Counter That Never Dies! Quick Tip

The PerfMon counter %Disk time is a bogus performance metric for several reasons....More
10/05/2012 - 1:00pm

Hands-On Training with MSDN Virtual Labs

Kevin Kline explains how you can learn new Microsoft technologies without having to install the software on your computer....More
10/02/2012 - 9:20am

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
09/12/2012 - 9:09am

Help Me Update the History of SQL Server

Find out the early history and evolution of Microsoft SQL Server in this engaging article from database expert Kevin Kline....More
09/05/2012 - 1:23pm

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
08/27/2012 - 8:50am

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
08/23/2012 - 9:19am

Resource Center for Microsoft Office

Want to learn more about Microsoft Office? This resource center has links to the resources you need!....More
08/20/2012 - 9:04am

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

Kevin provides two new session slide decks and tells about his week presenting sessions in Colorado from August 14-17, 2012....More
08/13/2012 - 11:29am

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
07/31/2012 - 9:06am

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
07/26/2012 - 9:01am

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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