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16 January
2017
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – January 16, 2017

It’s Monday and time, finally, for a weekly blog and twitter round-up for last week.  It’s been a while since I’ve published this summary post, but hey that’s what life is for, getting in the way of things that you sometimes want to be doing.  If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter...
16 January
2017
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – January 16, 2017

It’s Monday and time, finally, for a weekly blog and twitter round-up for last week.  It’s been a while since I’ve published this summary post, but hey that’s what life is for, getting in the way of things that you sometimes want to be doing.  If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter...
13 January
2017
Author: Robert Cain

What’s New in SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services–Now live at Pluralsight

So you want to see what’s new in SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services? Well I’ve got just the thing for you. My 12th course just went live on Pluralsight, named appropriately “What’s New in SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services”. This course is designed specifically for those who are already familiar...
03 December
2016
Author: Robert Cain

SQL Sever 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook has arrived!

  I’m proud to announce my latest book, the SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook, has been released! This was a real labor of love, it consumed most of my summer and well into the fall. This book was published via Packt Press, and my coauthor was Dinesh Priyankara (blog | twitter). In...
07 November
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – November 7, 2016

It’s Monday time for this week’s blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I’ve shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most Popular...
07 November
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Monday Morning SQL Break – November 7, 2016

It’s Monday time for this week’s blog and twitter round-up for last week. If you haven’t already, follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL). This is a good chance to catch up on data platform technology and career related information I’ve shared in the last week and activity on this blog. Most Popular...
21 October
2016
Author: Joshua Luedeman

New Beginnings, New Adventures

Life, as we all know, is a journey. We start out figuring out the world. Trying to understand how to do basic things like eat solid food. Throughout this journey, we make goals, even if we do it subconsciously. When Read More ...
12 October
2016
Author: Robert Cain

PowerShell Book Suggestions from IT/Dev Connections

In my session today at IT/Dev Connections in Las Vegas, several people asked me for book recommendations on PowerShell in general, and DSC (Desired State Configuration) in particular. The book I’ve used for a while is from APress, Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed. I found...
07 October
2016
Author: Robert Cain

ArcaneCode–Headed your way!

I’ve not done much blogging, as I’ve been swamped with other activities. In addition I’ll be doing quite a bit of speaking, so let me catch you up. Recently I did a webinar for Pluralsight, “Why you should invest in PowerShell”. If you missed it the recording is now up, take a look, it’s free!...
05 October
2016
Author: JasonStrate

Yup, @StrateSQL’s Running for the PASS Board of Directors

Why I’m Running Over the past few years, I’ve been considering running for the PASS Board of Directors and this year appears to be the right year to do this.  I’m running now because when I look at what PASS needs and where it is going, I feel I have the right ideas, skills, and vision to help...