Why I Fell in Love with Adam Spencer

Because Adam Spencer (web | @adambspencer) is a math geek, that’s why. You don’t have to just take my word for it though. Check out the TED talk he gave in February of 2013. http://www.ted.com/talks/adam_spencer_why_i_fell_in_love_with_monster_prime_numbers Math is something that is near and dear to my heart also (MS, Mathematics, Washington State University). Watching Adam give(…)

HOW TO: Find Currently Running Long SQL Agent Jobs

HOW TO: Find Currently Running Long SQL Agent Jobs

A while ago I had posted a script to help find jobs that were currently running longer than expected. Since I’ve been sharing some scripts recently, I decided to verify that this script still works for finding long running jobs in SQL Agent for SQL Server 2014. Why This Script Matters Because you want the opportunity(…)

Q&A From My Azure Webinar With Scott Klein

Q&A From My Azure Webinar With Scott Klein

Recently (OK, on July 23rd, 2014 to be exact) I co-presented a webinar with Scott Klein (blog | @SQLScott) titled “Know Before You Go: SQL Server on Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines“. It was a repeat performance of the session we delivered at TechEd in Houston earlier this year. There were a handful of questions asked during(…)

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