Posts By: jstrate

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July 2014 – SQL Server Monthly Maintenance Checklist

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It’s been a few months since I’ve updated my SQL Server monthly maintenance checklist.  Even though it hasn’t been updated, hopefully people have been continuing to look at their environments and performing the needed monthly maintenance activities. Doing this is important because if you don’t know where you are today, or last month, its hard […]

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Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #93

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It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly link round-up.  If you want to catch these links “live” (so exciting), follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL).  And see these throughout the day as I tweet out links of things I find interesting.  While these links aren’t the answer to life, the universe, and everything, they often share a few […]

shock doll

Reblog: July 11 to July 17

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A good cure to a creepy doll is a good old post that is still useful. In this post, I’m going back over some of the posts that came out in this week in previous years. Having looked over these from time to time, I’m always surprised to find old posts that cover current topics […]

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Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #92

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It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly link round-up.  If you want to catch these links “live” (so exciting), follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL).  And see these throughout the day as I tweet out links of things I find interesting.  While these links aren’t the answer to life, the universe, and everything, they often share a few […]

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Reblog: July 4 to July 10

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Sometimes old stuff is just as cool as new stuff. Over the past few years, I’ve written a few things that are worth a revisit from time to time. In this post, you’ll find a list of previous year’s blog posts that came out in the past week. Maybe just one of them may make […]

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Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #91

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It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly link round-up.  If you want to catch these links “live” (so exciting), follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL).  And see these throughout the day as I tweet out links of things I find interesting.  While these links aren’t the answer to life, the universe, and everything, they often share a few […]

coffee unicorn

Reblog: June 27 to July 3

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Old posts are like unicorns. You might see them just once, but it’d sure be nice to have them come back around every not and then. This connection might not make that much sense, but face it… there’s no such things as unicorns, so I can say what I want about them. Anyways, it’s Friday […]

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Microsoft MVP 2014 – SQL Server Award

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This past week, I was awarded with the Microsoft MVP 2014 for SQL Server award.  This is my sixth award in a row and I am deeply appreciative for this recognition from Microsoft.  If you aren’t familiar with the Microsoft’s MVP program, it is an award designed by Microsoft to recognize individuals active in the […]

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Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #90

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It’s Monday time for this week’s weekly link round-up.  If you want to catch these links “live” (so exciting), follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL).  And see these throughout the day as I tweet out links of things I find interesting.  While these links aren’t the answer to life, the universe, and everything, they often share a few […]

dinosaur bones

Reblog: June 20 to June 26

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Ever go digging through your backyard for dinosaur bones? Maybe not, but it’s worthwhile from time to time to dig out some old posts and find out if there are any undiscovered finds there. In this post, I’m bringing up some of my old posts to give them a chance for re-discovery. Maybe there’s one […]