Blog Posts of the Week 2015-07-10 Here’s a collection of blog posts, videos and links that i found useful this week…

Tech Posts

DevOps teams
Understanding PowerShell Modules
Why I won’t be running SQL Server Standard Edition on Business Critical Servers!
Parallelize Data Flows with SSIS Balanced Data Distributor Transformation
SQL Database Report Revised
How to Pick Your First Programming Language
Pull Request 101 for DBAs Using GitHub
Checking Last Policy Based Management Execution
Consolidated Worksheets with Power Query
PowerShell SQL Server SMO Simplicity
Be Careful When Starting Up Azure VMs Running SQL Server
The sp_rename follies
A look at StretchDB, a new feature in SQL Server 2016
AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 26: Using Master Servers for Job Administration
It is OK its NULL only TIP #103
SQL Tuesday #68 – backup checksum default
T-SQL Tuesday #68 – Just Say No to Defaults & Stay Healthy
Be careful what you end a job step in \
SQL Server Infernals – Circle 4: Anarchic Designers
Power BI Designer vs. Excel: What’s Microsoft Up To?
24 Hours of PASS (June 2015): Session recordings now available!
Cannot run Pester unit tests in Visual Studio but they work Ok from the command prompt
Are you an analyst? Use these 25 shortcuts & tricks to boost your productivity
SQL SERVER – Identifying Blocking Chain Using SQL Scripts
But I Don’t Have a Test Server…
Adding a new keyboard shortcut in SSMS.
SQL Server Quickie #26 – the Transaction Isolation Level Repeatable Read
SQL SERVER – Creating Dataset Using VALUES Clause Without Creating A Table
Learning About Temporal Tables
Announcing Columnstore Indexes Script Library
SSC Editorial: Sweat Files and Practice Projects
Use 100% Fill Factor on Insert Only Tables
How to drop a Temporal Table

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We tried using Windows 10 for real work and … oh, the horror
Deep Habits: Write Your Own E-mail Protocols
Visual Business Intelligence – The Incentives Are All Wrong
The Secret to Vitality

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