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Weekly Roundup–SQL Server and Related News

Happy Tuesday . Here's the latest technology based blogs and articles I have been reading this week. Mainly SQL Server themed but a couple of others in there for good measure.

SQL Server

Searching for a string in an Object definition in a database. That is find a reference to an object. Ideal of you have multiple environments (UAT/TRAIN) stacked on the same SQL Server instance.

SQL CLR not supported in Azure SQL Databases a breaking news story on brentozar.com

A nice read on Views and Simplification by Grant Fritchey -

SQL Server 2005 is out of support – This feels like the end of an era.

Big Data and Analytics

Mapping Twitter followers in R - http://www.r-bloggers.com/mapping-twitter-followers-in-r/

Enterprise Architecture

The Open Group London 2016 event is taking place in London between 25th and 28th April-

Cloud

How to configure AWS cloud watch for SQL Server performance monitoring -

From the Microsoft blog SQL Server 2016 hybrid cloud solutions - https://feedly.com/i/subscription/feed/http://blogs.technet.com/dataplatforminsider/rss.xml

Other

The Mighty Newport County could do with another win or two, to ensure league football stay at rodney parade next following a 1-0 defeat at home to Cambridge. Come on the County!

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