Tag Archives: Books

Kindle Fire HD 7″ – Initial Reaction

While I was writing about the Kindle DX the other day, I was waiting for my new Kindle Fire HD to arrive. And I’ve now had the chance to have a quick play with it, and have some initial feedback … Continue reading

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Kindle DX – update

I was just asked by a colleague if I would recommend the Kindle DX. I wrote about the Kindle DX a couple of years ago, shortly after I got mine. In the two years since, the collection of books on … Continue reading

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45 Database Performance Tips for Developers

Just a quick post to point out that Red Gate has just put out an e-book of 45 Database Performance Tips for Developers. It’s free. And to sweeten the deal, they’re bundling it with a 14 day free trial licence … Continue reading

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Book Review – “SQL Server Transaction Log Management” by Tony Davis and Gail Shaw

A couple of questions and comments on the Ask.SQLServerCentral.com website have shown some misunderstanding about the use of SQL Server’s Transaction Log files. At about the same time, I was approached by Red Gate as part of their Friends programme … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Securing SQL Server” by Denny Cherry

As part of my SQL Saturday 194 homework, I’m reading through “Securing SQL Server: Protecting Your Database From Attackers” by Denny Cherry (blog|@mrdenny on Twitter). Denny’s doing a full day training session (“pre-con”) at this event on “SQL Server Security”, … Continue reading

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My Library vs Technology – The KindleDX

As you may be aware from elsewhere on these pages, I carry a large box of books from office to office; the collection has recently outgrown its box, and I’ve been wondering about Going Digital. I’ve tried a couple of … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #20 – T-SQL Best Practices

T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly SQL Server blogging event.  One of us sets a topic for the month’s event, and we all have a week in which to write a blog post that fits that topic.  This month’s event is … Continue reading

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