PowerShell Learning Path

How much do you automate in your job? The question is not necessarily specific to SQL Server, whether you work as a system administrator or even business analyst. There are areas of your job that can be, and should be, automated. Ok, now back to SQL Server specifics… [Read More]

Code with Code (for Windows)

In a previous post on PowerShell Editors I included Visual Studio Code (Code) in that list. In this post I wanted to introduce Code a bit more to you, and walk you through how you can interact with GitHub repositories. I mean now a days, who doesn’t have a GitHub... [Read More]

Extended Events - Fetching API Cursors

Forum questions can sometimes cause distractions for me just because they pique my interest at times, especially when I see someone say “Extended Event (XE) session is not showing the expensive query”. Extended Events are just… [Read More]

Hyper-V Lab for SQL Server

Whether you are playing with features or learning them in a server operating system, or SQL Server, you need to first have somewhere to run it all. All of us would love to have a server rack in our garage/basement/workshop, but that incurs a pretty high cost. You might consider... [Read More]