There Are Only Three Kinds of Data
Constants, state, and cached values. Wow, that zooms out really far, and...I like it. Makes you think.
SAN in the Cloud
The new Azure Shared Disks let you build a failover clustered instance in the cloud, and that's a big deal. I don't think any other cloud provider has anything like it.
4 SSMS Tips
Good ones, too, like switching between open queries.
Data USA has jobs, universities, population, and much more - even DBA salary data.
SELECT * in a View
Not good because as tables change, the view doesn't.
Aggregates of Aggregates
Neat windowing function trick.
62% of Law Firms
Still manage their contracts with Excel.
Physalia Research Database
The Physalia research paper talks about a new database experiment (EBS) where the database is aware of its networking, storage, and clients.
Reading Sites Aloud
Ask Siri to Speak Screen and she'll read blog posts to you. What a neat hack for reading in the car.
64-Core CPU Review
Anandtech hits the $4,000 AMD Threadripper.
Slow Down Your Browser
If you wanna be more productive, inject random latency.
Sailing is Dangerous
20-second video of a foiling catamaran crash. Ouch.