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Tammy Richter Jones - Seeking adventures in SQL

The SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse is ready to roll out and it is a BigData big deal

The SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW 2012) contains a number of impressive improvements...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 02/27/2013

Book Review - Hadoop: The Definitive Guide, Third Edition

Book Review - Hadoop: The Definitive Guide, Third Edition (May 2012)By Tom White Copyright...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 11/14/2012

Exploring Windows Azure Storage Options

My newest adventure has me exploring Big Data and I have spent the past few weeks swimming in the...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 10/16/2012

Hyperthreading, Turbo Boost, SQL Server and You

Here are two topics that are tangentially related, Hyperthreading and Turbo Boost. Conversations...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 07/11/2012

Virtualizing? You need more skills

Latte Art If you are planning on building a Private Cloud and virtualizing your SQL Servers there...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 05/22/2012

SQL Server 2012 - CUs are Inevitable (T-SQL Tuesday #29)

This T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by Nigel Sammy. Enjoy. Ever build a Slipstream install of SQL...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 04/10/2012

Magical Database Monitoring

This weeks photo is from Jersey City,NJ looking across the Hudson River (Scene One: Office of the...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 03/30/2012

VSUS (VLF Segments of Unusual Size)

Enjoying another little train trip around an airport. and while waiting around for my flight I...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 03/23/2012

If > 50 VLFs are bad, then 16 is good, right?

Exhibit A: 256 GB transaction log file with 16 VLFs. Doing the quick math that would make each VLF...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 03/16/2012

Up in the Air

Airplanes with Props One of my favorite short flights is the flight from Seattle, WA to Portland,...

Author: SQLAdventurer Date: 03/09/2012