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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints – Review

 

Recently Packt Publishing released the book SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints authored by Marlon Ribunal (blog|twitter) and Mickey Stuewe (blog|twitter). My former colleague Valentino was the technical reviewer for this piece – he wrote…

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Virtual book club.. who is in?

At work we decided to start a book club, we pick a book, every week we decide how much we will read. After the week is over, we meet and then discuss what we read. We discuss what we liked, what we didn’t like and also what we learned.

Why should…

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Review of The Well-Grounded Java Developer

This is a review of The Well-Grounded Java Developer, Vital techniques of Java 7 and polyglot programming. Written by Benjamin J. Evans and Martijn Verburg. The book was published in July, 2012 and it contains 496 pages

This is an excellent…

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Review of Zero Day by Mark Russinovich

This is a small review of Zero Day: A Novel by Mark Russinovich
If you are a windows user/developer then the name Mark Russinovich might seem familiar to you, Mark is of course the guy who started Sysinternals, he discovered the Sony rootkit on their…

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Review: Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 by Michio Kaku

I picked up the book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100 mainly to see what is in store for humanity in the year 2100. Having read Ray Kurzweil’s 3 books on a similar subject, this was of inte…

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Data Quality and Master Data Management with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 book available as a free download

Dejan Sarka and Davide Mauri have made available the book Data Quality and Master Data Management with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 as a free download on their site

Here is a little blurb about the book
This book deals with master data. It explains…

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From Eli’s Shelves: Books for IT Management

So everything is going fine, then *wham* you’re in charge. Maybe it’s responsibility for a small part of the infrastructure or a single system, maybe it’s for a whole department. Unfortunately that switch doesn’t come with any instructions, and most managers and team leads are left on their own to figure out what those instructions would have been, had they actually existed.

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Book Review – NHibernate 3.0 Cookbook

I just finished reading the NHibernate 3.0 Cookbook, part of Packt Publishing’s Open Source series, and I’ve been really impressed. The book is written by Jason Dentler, whose blog I’m sure anyone doing frequent searches for NHibernate has run across once or twice in their travels. What really stood out to me about this book […]

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Interview with me about the chapters I wrote for the SQL Server Deep Dives book

The folks at http://sqlperspectives.wordpress.com are reviewing the SQL Server Deep Dives book a chapter at a time (one chapter per week). The review is usually done by more than one person, so far there are already 8 chapters reviewed. I think that this is a very cool idea, it is almost like a book club. […]

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Interview with Brent Ozar about the book Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting

I noticed Brent Ozar worked on a SQL book titled: Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting. This book is now available and I decided to ask Brent some questions about this book. This interview was conducted by email, enjoy. Denis: Is the book geared towards a beginner/intermediate level user or do you have to […]

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