Keyboard shortcut to close a query tab in SSMS

January 27, 2017 Andy 1

Shortcuts & tips from an Impatient DBA This series of short posts will demonstrate some lesser-known features, keyboard shortcuts, and other tips that make my day as a DBA more productive. None of these are groundbreaking super-secret features–they are the little things that I do … [Read More]

Building a Twitter-bot RSS Aggregator

January 11, 2017 Andy 1

I hate RSS readers For some reason, about once a year, I go hunting for a new RSS reader so I can keep track of blogs that I like to read.  It’s always the same process: Dig through reviews to find an app that I think … [Read More]

2017 Community Event Calendar (Q1)

January 5, 2017 Andy 0

2017 is off to a busy start! It’s only the first week of the year, and my calendar is already looking pretty busy–4 events in 44 days. Here’s my calendar for the first few months of the year. January January 12, 2017 – Speaking at Fairfield PASS – Shortcuts from … [Read More]