Buck Woody in Adelaide via LiveMeeting

The URL for attendees is https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usergroups/join?id=ADL1005&role=attend . This meeting is with Buck Woody. If you don’t know who he is, then you ought to find out! He’s a Program Manager at Microsoft on the SQL Server team, and anything else I try to say about him will not do him justice. So it’s great to … Continue reading Buck Woody in Adelaide via LiveMeeting

Fetching Latitude and Longitude Co-ordinates for Addresses using PowerShell

Regular readers of my blog may be aware that I’ve been doing more and more with spatial data recently. With the now-available SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services including maps, it’s a topic that interests many people. Interestingly though, although many people have plenty of addresses in their various databases (whether they be CRM systems, … Continue reading Fetching Latitude and Longitude Co-ordinates for Addresses using PowerShell

Spatial data from shapefiles (for T-SQL Tuesday #006)

I’m giving a presentation on May 12th at the Adelaide .Net User Group, around the topic of spatial data, and in particular, the visualization of said data. Given that it’s about one the larger types, this post should also count towards Michael Coles’ T-SQL Tuesday on BLOB data. I wrote recently about my experience with … Continue reading Spatial data from shapefiles (for T-SQL Tuesday #006)