Parse Deadlock Graph from System_Health session

Way back in October (2014) I published the post: XML, Glad that is over (yeah, I know such a good title). In that post I published a script built from researching how to get the deadlock report out of the Extended Event system_health session. Think of this session like the... [Read More]
Tags: sqlserver

Don't just do it, love doing it

I attended a meeting today with the founder of the company I am now employed by. It was a session to hear the story and the background of the company and founder himself. It was very interesting. One part of the discussion near the end was a subject area that... [Read More]

To be mentored or not to be

This happens to be the first post of 2015 for me, and actually one of the few non-technical post I have written. Paul Randal recently posted on Twitter offering to mentor a¬†select number¬†individuals. [Read More]


I have had a thought on how I might write this function for some time and finally decided to just sit down and do it. [Read More]
Tags: powershell, sqlserver