4th - 7th March 2015

ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, London


Rob Sewell

Rob is a SQL Server DBA with a passion for Powershell and automation currently supporting several hundred databases ranging from SQL 2000 to SQL 2012 and including Ingres and Oracle. Rob has volunteered and spoken at community events through the UK and is an organiser for SQL Saturday Exeter
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Triggering a System Center Configuration Manager deployment task 18 Feb 2015
A slightly different topic today. Once you have built up knowledge, you become the person that people ask to solve things. This is something I really enjoy, taking a problem and solving it for people and in the process teaching them and enabling them to automate more things. A colleague was ...

Show AutoGrowth Events with Powershell to CSV 15 Feb 2015
This week I was reading Pinal Daves post about Autogrowth Events http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2015/02/03/sql-server-script-whenwho-did-auto-grow-for-the-database/ as it happened I had a requirement to make use of the script only a few days later. I was asked to provide the information in a CSV so ...

Uploading a Source Folder to Azure File Storage 01 Feb 2015
Azure File Storage enables you to present an Azure Storage Account to your IaaS VMs as a share using SMB. You can fid out further details here http://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/documentation/articles/storage-dotnet-how-to-use-files/  Once you have created your Azure File Storage Account and ...

Twas 2 Days Before Xmas or Thank you SQLFamily 23 Dec 2014
Twas 2 days before Xmas & all through the office, not a creature was stirring not even old Maurice. With merriment going on outside of his window There sat a bearded DBA without much to do No changes can be made through the holiday season We’re on skeleton support, which is a good reason Ensure ...

Giving Back – #TSQL2sday 09 Dec 2014
T-SQL Tuesday, which was started by Adam Machanic (blog|twitter) and is now starting its 6th year, is hosted by a different person each month. The host selects the theme, and then the blogging begins. Worldwide, on the second Tuesday of the month (all day, based on GMT time), bloggers attend ...