Monthly Archives: May 2011

BCP for SQL Azure

BCP2SQLAzure provides a non-SSIS way to load data into SQL Azure.  As I play around with SQL Azure I found myself very dependent on SSIS.  If that isn’t an option, loading data can become a pain.  http://bcp2sqlazure.codeplex.com/ Advertisements

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Thoughts on SQL PASS 2011 SQL Rally

I attended the first ever SQL Rally in Orlando last week.  It was my first non-chapter SQL PASS function.  That seemed to be a common characteristic of the attendees.  I would estimate only about 15% to possibly 20% of the … Continue reading

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Handy utility–WinDirStat

If you are looking for a good free utility to help manage disk space give WinDirStat a try.  It scans the disk in question and creates a visual representation of space used on the disk.  Every time I run it … Continue reading

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