SQL User Groups in the UK tonight

There are two SQL user groups being held tonight, it may not be too late to attend one! Simon Sabin is running a user group in Cambridge: Click here for details Jamie Thomson is running a user group in London: Click here for details If you live or work nearby then take a look. Richard […]

Changing how you view results in SSMS

Richard Douglas describes how you can make viewing your data results easier for others in SSMS in a few easy steps.

Finding Files: Part 1 T-SQL

Richard Douglas shows how you could use the undocumented stored procedure xp_FileExists to start another process.

Jamie Thomson – Collecting information about your SSIS packages

Yet another great blog entry by MVP Jamie Thomson. In this SSIS nugget Jamie delves into the world of XML and shows you how you can gleen information about your SSIS packages by using it: http://sqlblog.com/blogs/jamie_thomson/archive/2009/10/18/collecting-information-about-your-ssis-packages-ssis-nugget.aspx Richard DouglasMore Posts – Website Follow Me: Related posts: No related posts.

SQLBits: I’ve registered, have you?

This week I had the fantastic news that my company would pay for me to go to the training day at SQLBits V. So what is SQLBits? SQLBits V is the fifth reincarnation of the UK’s premier SQL Server conference which will be taking place over 3 days in Newport, Wales on 19th – 21st November. Day […]

Welcome!

Welcome to SQL.RichardDouglas.co.uk. This is my first post on this new site. I’m aiming to provide helpful SQL advice via a series of blogs and articles on a variety of subjects on what is now an immense database platform. Thanks for reading, Rich Richard DouglasMore Posts – Website Follow Me: Related posts: No related posts.