Fanfare for the Common Man

Today is a one of those days that I feel really has to be celebrated, hence the fanfare – all good celebrations start with a fanfare! If you haven’t heard Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland then you can listen to an extract of it here. I’m sure you’ll recongnise it once you […]

Identifying Query Plans that are not good enough

Identifying Query Plans that are not good enough

After doing my usual daily checks I noticed that I had an unread blog entry – Reason for Early Termination of Statement by Grant Fritchey (Blog|Twitter) in my RSS Feeds, Grant’s posts are always very good so I put a few moments aside to take a look through and I’m glad that I did!

Denali Links

Denali Links

If you’re reading this then you know about SQL Server and probably already know what Denali is, but if you’re not familiar with Microsoft’s code names then this is next release after SQL Server 2008 R2. Most people think that the new release will eventually be called SQL Server 2011 with the rumour being that it will be released in the last quarter of that year.