Why should you bother with the PASS BA Conference this April?

I mean really? Why should you spend some of your training budget to go to this thing? Suppose you’re someone in the PASS Community who mainly looks after people’s data. That could involve database administration, performance tuning, helping developers write queries, that kind of thing. What part of “Advanced Analytics and Insights”, “Big Data Innovations … Continue reading Why should you bother with the PASS BA Conference this April?

Behind the scenes of PowerShell and SQL

Every year, PowerShell increases its stranglehold on the Windows Server system and the applications that run upon it – with good reason too. Its consistent mechanisms for interaction between its scripting interface and the underlying systems make it easy for people to feel comfortable, and there is a discoverability that has been lacking in many … Continue reading Behind the scenes of PowerShell and SQL