Last year, I wrote a blog about speaking, helping and attending at SQL Bits. Of course, I wanted to repeat that experience but my sessions weren't selected. So this time I was helping and attending. In a few blogs I saw names of people that stood out. I won't name many for the simple reason … Continue reading Attending and helping at SQL Bits 2023
T-SQL Tuesday #159 – What’s Your New Favourite Feature?
This month Deepthi Goguri invites us (the community) to write about two topics: our favourite new feature of SQL Server 2022 and your new years resolutions. You can find her blog here, her LinkedIn profile here and she's also on Twitter here. Favourite new SQL Server 2022 feature Most of my work is in data … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #159 – What’s Your New Favourite Feature?
Azure Data Factory and Soap, an opera?
Getting data from an API can be hard, especially when you're trying to get data from a so-called Soap interface. This is a bit of an antique way to distribute data to online applications and has a lot of challenges. I've read a few blogs on this subject but funnily enough, they're all using the … Continue reading Azure Data Factory and Soap, an opera?
2022 in review, 2023 in preview
It's the end of the year, the beginning of a new one. Time to look back and see what happened and plot a course forward. 2022, the downs Let's get started with the bad stuff, get it over with. As some as you know, my mother got diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This is a process … Continue reading 2022 in review, 2023 in preview
End of year planning: T-SQL Tuesday #157
It's the end of the year already, 2022 has really flown by. To see what we have left this year, Garry Bargsley (blog|twitter) has asked us what we have planned for the end of the year? It's been quite the year, but that's for another blog. But it does relate to what's planned for the … Continue reading End of year planning: T-SQL Tuesday #157
New Stars of Data
It's the beginning of 2020. I've been to a number of conferences, gotten a feel for what's going on and what the different sessions are. From the short sessions to the full hour ones where speakers dive deep into a subject or explain in normal words what some feature can accomplish. Usually I'm learning something … Continue reading New Stars of Data
Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 1 of 9: Basic
Welcome to my blog series on Azure SQL DB performance. In this blog I'll write about my findings with the Azure SQL DB Basic tier. Click here for information about the set-upClick here for the scripts I’ve used Intro This tier is the cheapest one around, it'll cost you about 5 euro's per month. This … Continue reading Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 1 of 9: Basic
Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Oslo
This weekend, I had the honor of speaking in Oslo at the data saturday event. Hosted by Johan Ludvig Brattas, Rune and a number of other key people, they have created a very welcoming atmosphere. Friday The event started with the speaker dinner on friday evening. As I had flown in early, I had explored … Continue reading Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Oslo
Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 0 of 9: setup
This is the starting point of a series of blogs regarding Azure SQL DB performance. This blog contains the setup and links to all the different database SKU's I've tested so you won't have to scroll endlessly to the part that is of interest to you. I hope you'll find this useful! Click here for … Continue reading Azure SQL Database Performance comparison part 0 of 9: setup
Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Göteborg
Last saturday I was speaking in Göteborg at the local data saturday, hosted by Mikael Wedham (T | B). The day before a speaker dinner was organised at an island with a very nice restaurant. After a boat ride of about an hour (where we picked up some late arrivals along the way) we got … Continue reading Speaking experiences at Data Saturday Göteborg