#SQLServer Weekly 20150901 – the Best New SQL Server Content of the Week

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Here is a roundup of SQL Server content from this past week ordered by their social sharing volume.  I gather the most shared SQL Server content in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

“What Technical Experts Are Probably Not Telling You About SQL Server Availability Groups”
Whether you need to have a good network connectivity, a tight integration with Active Directory or DNS, a stable Windows Server Failover Cluster, etc. the most common advice that technical experts will give you regarding SQL Server Availability Groups falls into one category: technology. I’ve just listed a handful of them and there’s still a bunch more. I’ve been guilty of this myself whenever I get invited to join a technical call to assess a customer environment. I guess it’s but natural: “geeks talking geeks.” Have you ever been invited to a party where everyone is talking about something which you know nothing about? Duh!

Publish date: 8/26/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
2 7 17 0

“Writing Perfmon data to SQL Server”
I’m trying to get Perfmon to write performance counter data to SQL Server. In Perfmon I’ve created a Data Collector and I set the Log format to SQL. I have also created a data source using the SQL Server Native driver but when I try to start Perfmon I get the error Call to SQLAllocConnect failed with %1.

Publish date: 8/27/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
10 2 2 0

“Eugene SQL Server User Group meeting Jan 13 Evening”

Publish date: 8/25/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
2 2 9 0

“SQL Server Change Data Capture Application”
The SQLCDCApp is a GUI interface for the SQL Server Change Data Capture.

Publish date: 8/28/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
2 8 2 0

“The Essential Guide the SQL Server 2014: Clustered Columnstore Index”
In this Essential Guide to SQL Server 2014 series I’ve been covering the most important new features and enhancements that Microsoft added to SQL Server 2014.

Publish date: 8/28/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
3 5 2 0

“How to check if a Database exists in Sql Server”
Many a times we come across a scenario where we need to execute some code based on whether a Database exists or not. There are different ways of identifying the Database existence in Sql Server, in this article will list out the different approaches which are commonly used and it’s pros and cons. I prefer using the DB_ID() function as it is easy to remember. Let me know which approach you use and reason for the same.

Publish date: 8/28/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
2 2 1 1

“Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 3/E”
Implement a Robust BI Solution with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Equip your organization for informed, timely decision making using the expert tips and best practices in this practical guide.

Publish date: 8/31/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
1 1 1 1

“Don’t Forget to Vote for Enhansoft’s Next Free SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report for the Month of September – Enhansoft”
The report choices in August’s poll are: Count of Mobile Device Operating Systems OR List of Backup States by Site, and so far the results are very close. Next week we’ll announce the winning/September’s free SSRS report!

Publish date: 8/28/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
0 1 1 1

“SQL Server 2014 Professional Diploma”

Publish date: 8/27/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
0 44 3 0

“Job: SQL Server DBA – Technojobs”
My client is looking to hire a SQL Server / Teradata DBA to manage their multi terabyte, multi applications databases in a mixed database environment of SQL 2005 / 2008 and Teradata with a thorough understanding of database commands and utilities.

Publish date: 8/31/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
3 0 0 0

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