December 2007 Blog Posts
Microsoft's Ken Henderson hosted a web cast called “Introducing Notification Services in SQL Server 2005”. It was recorded three years, but it’s still a great material. If you’ve ever sat in on one of his sessions at PASS, you know he’s a great presenter.
Of course much to my and other's chagrin, SQL Server Notification Services is not part of the SQL Server 2008 product. Perhaps that will become the fodder for another post.
In the meantime, enjoy the web cast!
If you've worked with Microsoft SQL Server in a production environment for any length of time, you've undoubtedly been exposed to a number of different error messages. For example, many of us are probably familiar, too familiar perhaps, with error 1205 - the dreaded "you've been chosen as the victim of a deadlock" message.
Or maybe you are more of a developer than a DBA. So you may be more familiar with error messages like 2714 - "there is already an object named this in the database."
There may be many messages that we feel that we know by heart....
Year in and year out, the week of the PASS Community Summit is one of the highlights of my professional life. There are a lot of good things about the Summit, far too many for me to enumerate here. Maybe I'll consider that as a topic for a future post.
However, too much of a good thing can be bad, or at least inconvenient. As a member of the PASS Board of Directors, I am typically so busy at the Summit that I have little time to actually sit down and enjoy a presentation that someone else has worked so tirelessly...