Most Recent Blog Posts

Sep 02, 2011

Here, There, and Everywhere; Speaking in Fall 2011, Part 1

The last quarter of the year is usually my busiest due to the fantastic PASS Summit and SQLBits events. The fall looks a little different....More
Aug 03, 2011

Updates Released for Two "Tool Time" Favorites!

Get the latest versions of two popular SQL Server code libraries....More
Jul 20, 2011

Microsoft Windows Platforms Blog Watch

Links to great Microsoft blogs and tool resources for networking, performance, and the Windows platform....More
Jun 02, 2011

NOSQL- A Quick Overview

Want to get up to speed on NoSQL ("Not Only SQL") databases? Check out these resources....More
May 12, 2011

From SQLMag Tool Time Column: SSMS Plug-in News

I first wrote about Mladen Prajdic's excellent tool in my Tool Time column in SQL Server Magazine....More
Apr 25, 2011

A Month of Activity Monitoring with SP_Who_Is_Active

A month's worth of blog posts about activity monitoring from the author of sp_who_is_active!....More
Apr 21, 2011


Learn about the news features in Adam Machanic's SP_WHOISACTIVE utility....More
Feb 15, 2011

Database Maintenance Scripting Done Right

Why write your own when you can download a prewritten preventative maintenance script for SQL Server?....More
Feb 07, 2011

Back in Atlanta! Wed, Feb 9 2011

..I hope to see you this week in the Atlanta Microsoft offices as I teach you about SQL Server Internals... ....More
Feb 02, 2011

Cloud Evolving, SQL Server Responding

Kevin Kline and Brent Ozar's 2010 interview about the future of SQL Server and SQL Azure....More
Jan 28, 2011

Education and Career Resources from Microsoft and the Community

It's always good to remind folks of great resources that are still available and on the shelf, for SQL Server in particular and IT careers in general....More
Jan 27, 2011

Azure, a Beautiful Color, And So Much More

See useful Azure resources, all of the Microsoft MVP details in on place, find a consolidated list of Microsoft blogs, local all of Microsoft's IT....More
Jan 04, 2011

My Catch-Up Post for the 2010

I did a lot of writing in 2010. Unfortunately, I didn't do a good job of keeping all of that writing equally distributed throughout all of the....More
Dec 04, 2010

Paying It Forward With Project Phoenix

...we will provide a package of the latest software, tools, and training resources to help you improve your skills....More
Sep 10, 2010

Visual Studio 2010 - Special Edition

There are literally oodles of free resources for Visual Studio programmers! ....More
What's Tool Time Blog?

SQL Server tools and tips from Kevin Kline.

Blog Archive

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×