Collection of Links for Webinars, eBooks, Conferences, videos and anything else that i find handy!

Blogs finders:

PASS has a SQL Bloggers list!

http://www.sqlpass.org/community/blogdirectory.aspx

SQLRockStar has a list of the top bloggers (Great starting pointing for a RSS feed!)

http://thomaslarock.com/rankings/

Free Webinar sites:

PASS Virtual Chapters – Over 20 Virtual chapters covering all things SQLy

http://www.sqlpass.org/passchapters/virtualchapters.aspx

PragmaticWorks – Free webinars every Tuesday and Thursday.

http://pragmaticworks.com/LearningCenter/FreeTrainingWebinars

Brent Ozar unlimited – Technology Triage Tuesday

http://www.brentozar.com/first-aid/events/

Free ebooks:

Red Gate has a large collection of ebooks

http://www.red-gate.com/community/books/

Microsoft eBooks covering SQL, SharePoint, Windows and much more..

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mssmallbiz/archive/2013/06/28/almost-150-free-microsoft-ebooks-covering-windows-7-windows-8-office-2010-office-2013-office-365-office-web-apps-windows-server-2012-windows-phone-7-windows-phone-8-sql-server-2008-sql-server-2012-sharepoint-server-2010-s.aspx

Free Videos:

MVA – Microsoft Virtual Academy has lots of training material for SQL Server, Windows, C#, SharePoint

http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com

Channel9 – TechEds Conferences, BUILD, very large collection of videos

http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/Europe/2013#fbid=xtrwJ9wSF3f

SQL Bits – Awesome collection of videos from the largest SQL Conference in europe

http://sqlbits.com/

Brent Ozar Unlimited – Passed Technology Triage Tuesday are available on there YouTube site

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5B27ZdPle33KaQqsisR3mQ

SQL Skills – SQL Insider Videos

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1LCcDWCvlBLsbzKNuSg5cw

SQL Passion

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkrUQVPrv36Musorn0K4KoA

Pinal Dave

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCH2Al33ow5o5CXno2jeZRQ

Email Lists:

SQL Skills – bi monthly email from Paul Randal with musings. video content and other insights from the man that wrote CheckDB

Brent Ozar – Send out a weekly (sometimes a bit more)

SQL Server Central – Links to new blog posts, forum posts and other good stuff.

MSSQLTips – send links to new and popular posts on there site.

John Sansom – Sends out a weekly newsletter with posts and forum links

http://www.johnsansom.com/

SQL Sites:

SQL Server Central

http://www.sqlservercentral.com/

BIDN

http://www.bidn.com/

MSSQLTips

http://www.mssqltips.com/

SQL Blog

http://sqlblog.com/

Paid for Video Training:

Plural Sight – Training on all things not just sql, But SQL Skills are now offering a lot of there videos from the site

http://www.pluralsight.com/training

Brent Ozar Unlimited –

http://www.brentozar.com/services-we-provide/training-videos-online/

SQL Passion –

http://www.sqlpassion.at/academy/online-training/

Training Providers:

SQL Skills

http://www.sqlskills.com/sql-server-training/

Technitrain

http://www.technitrain.com/

Podcasts

SQL Server Podcasts

Sounds of SQL
http://soundsofsql.azurewebsites.net/
(@SoundsOfSQL) is a podcast for anyone interested in data (but mostly SQL). The shows range from introductory information, hardcore technical(ness) and general geekiness. The podcast is hosted by Mark Pryce-Maher (@tsqltidy) and Richard Douglas (@SQLRich).

Midnight DBA
http://midnightdba.itbookworm.com/Show
DBAs@Midnight is a live weekly webshow hosted by Sean and Jen McCown

Other Tech Podcasts

Run As Radio
http://www.runasradio.com/
RunAs Radio is a weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals working with Microsoft products. The full range of IT topics is covered from a Microsoft-centric viewpoint.

Radio TFS
http://www.radiotfs.com/
The podcast about Microsoft visual studio team foundation server, visual studio online and visual studio application lifecycle management

PowerScripting Podcast
http://powershell.org/wp/powerscripting-podcast/
Shortly after PowerShell’s introduction to the world, Jon Walz and Hal Rottenberg launched the PowerScripting Podcast, a weekly show featuring expert guest speakers, fantastic behind-the-scenes information, members of the PowerShell community, and more.

Ops All Things
http://www.opsallthethings.com/
A Podcast about all things Operations, DevOps and Systems Administration

Microsoft Cloud Show
http://www.microsoftcloudshow.com/
The only place to stay up to date on everything going on in the Microsoft cloud world including Azure and Office 365.

Hanselminutes
http://hanselminutes.com/
Scott Hanselman’s weekly talk show on tech,

Agile Weekly Podcast
http://integrumtech.com/category/agile-weekly-podcast/
Agile Weekly is a quick way to stay up-to-date with the latest news, techniques and events in the Agile community.

The Food Fight
http://foodfightshow.org/
Food Fight is a bi-weekly podcast for the Chef community. We bring together the smartest people in the Chef community and the broader DevOps world to discuss the thorniest issues in system administration.

Managerial / Project Management / Soft Skill Podcasts

Manager Tools
https://www.manager-tools.com/
podcasts giving you the practical, actionable information you need to successfully manage your team.

The Project Management
http://www.project-management-podcast.com/
Cornelius Fichtner PM based podcast

The Time Ferris Show
http://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast/
Most days, The Tim Ferriss Show is the #1 business podcast on all of iTunes, and it’s been ranked #1 (of all podcasts) on many occasions. Each episode, I deconstruct world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to find the tools, tactics, and tricks you can use.

 

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