Weekly SQL Blog / Tweet round up

There are lots and lots of people blogging quality SQL content these days, rather than clogging up my blog and Twitter with pingbacks and retweets I thought I would start up a weekly post on the blog entries and possibly tweets that I have found interesting over the week. Due to the sheer volume of SQL content on the web it may be that some of the blog postings are quite old.

SQLBits – The 7 Wonders of SQL – Why you should attend

If you’re in the U.K. and work with SQL Server chances are you have heard for this and may have even registered, for those of you who aren’t subscribed to the #SQLBits twitter tag, here’s a brief overview of what SQLBits is and why you should attend.

Forget SatNav – Use MAPs

Microsoft have released version 5.0 of MAP (Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit)

Rebuilding ReportServerTempDB

Whist reviewing various logs on SQL Servers across the estate I was greeted with the following error on one of our SQLExpress instances this morning: The application domain WindowsService_22 failed to initialize. Error: Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.ReportServerStorageException: An error occurred within the report server database.  This may be due to a connection failure, timeout or low disk condition […]