Rob Boek

Rob Boek

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557 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - Are You Being Treated ... · 1 reply · +1 points

Thanks for the post Brent!

I wanted to add to the professional development stuff. I've subscribed to http://audible.com for years. They have a ton of professional development books. If you don't have time to read, the books are really easy to listen to during a commute. I also listen while working around the yard and doing housework. They don't have many SQL Server books though. :)

559 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - SQL Server 2010 Featur... · 0 replies · +1 points

Unfortunately, Starter Edition won't be sold in the US.

560 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - My First Computer · 0 replies · +1 points

561 weeks ago @ Rob Boek - SSIS Resources · 0 replies · +1 points

Doug,

Thanks for the link. I updated the post. Definitely check out the Oregon SQL Dev group if you get a chance. Let me know if you are going to attend.

561 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - Putting ads on your ol... · 0 replies · +1 points

Putting ads on your old posts is a great idea. I've also been looking at the No Adverts for Friends plugin which won't show ads to people coming from certain sites or people who have left a comment. I wonder if it would play nice with the one you are using.

562 weeks ago @ Rob Boek - FizzBuzz in T-SQL · 0 replies · +1 points

That would be because the default MAXRECURSION is 100. If you want to go above that, add OPTION(MAXRECURSION 102) after the ORDER BY clause. You can use 0 for unlimited, but be careful.

563 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - Syndicating Your Blog ... · 1 reply · +1 points

I have a few more thoughts.

It seems like the syndicated bloggers are now coming through the main SSP feed. This is causing a lot of duplicate content for me as I am already subscribed to the individual blogs. I am interesting in getting SSP news, but I'm not interesting in weeding through a ton of duplicate content just to get the occasional interesting new post.

I understand your concern about syncing comments to SSP which is why I suggested linking back to the original post to see the comments. The "related posts" widget that you mentioned doesn't seem to show up in the SSP RSS feed anyway.

563 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - Syndicating Your Blog ... · 3 replies · +1 points

One issue I have with syndication is comments. The way it's setup right now, it seems like there are two separate places for comments. I think it would be much nicer if you could disable commenting on SQLServerPedia and somehow direct back to the original post for comments.

564 weeks ago @ Brent Ozar - SQL Serve... - Top 10 Questions To As... · 0 replies · +1 points

I don't know what it's like in other parts of the country, but at least where I'm at, there still seems to be a demand for good SQL Server DBAs. Entry level jobs are harder to come by, but for the highly skilled, there are quite a few choices. As this list shows, there is a lot to consider besides salary.

564 weeks ago @ Another Blogger - Deciding Who to Follow... · 0 replies · +1 points

Good post. I hadn't really thought about it, but I use a very similar thought process when deciding who to follow.