There are lots of neat things happening on many of the blogs and personal websites of the SQL Server MVPs. Here are a few to investigate:

Always a favorite of mine, SQL Down Under has posted show number 17 featuring Microsoft Architect and DevelopmentManager and uber-genius Gert Drapers discussing the recently released Visual Studio TeamEdition for Database Professionals (formally known as Data-Dude) isnow available for download from

Chuck Boyce has recently posteda bunch of video podcasts onto SSWUG.ORG some time today, including Adam Machanic interviewing Javier Loria,Douglas McDowell, Andrew Kelly, Rushabh Mehta, and Itzik Ben-Gan atTech Ed.

Let me know what other blogs and resources are essentials for you at Inquiring minds what to know!

Many thanks,