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Associations & User Groups
Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Explore, discover, and master the technology of SQL Server by joining more than 11,000 experts and users worldwide who form PASS, the ultimate support network for SQL Server professionals. Visit the Web site for details!
UK Independent SQL Server User Group Probably the best SQL Server FAQ available and is easily searched/browsed. Contains tutorials, message boards and an extensive code library.
Home page for the UK SQL Server User Group.
VBUG - focus of Visual Basic community in the UK VBUG members share interest in Visual Basic and other Development Tools. These may be Microsoft tools (Access, SQL Server, Visual Interdev, Visual Studio, Visual C++, MTS, IIS) or non-Microsoft tools (Oracle, Sybase, PowerBuilder, Delphi, Java etc.)
Books Journals and Magazines
Data Management Review DM Review magazine covers data warehousing and business intelligence issues and solutions for executive and IT management through columns by top industry experts, data warehouse success stories, executive interviews, and third-party product reviews.
Murach's SQL for SQL Server This book makes it easier than ever to master SQL for Microsoft SQL Server so that you can write more effective and efficient queries. To see for yourself, download chapter 3 (how to retrieve data from a single table) for free from the Murach web site.
VB, VB.Net and SQL Server Books for Developing Ac These books teach the reader how to develop an accounting package for a client server network. These books teach all the secrets and logics required to develop an accounting package.
Career and Employment
DBA Salary Ranges Real-time Salary Survey Information for:
Database Administrator (DBA) in the United States. Very informative site with many break downs
eclaro A national site that connects Independent IT contract professionals directly with the Fortune 500 clients who hire them.
Just SQL Jobs JustSQLJobs.com is a jobsite and community for SQL professionals. JustSQLJobs.com is a part of the collection of 40 tech-specific jobsites created and maintained by JustComputerJobs.com.
Adept SQL Tools On the site: "AdeptSQL Diff" visually compares two MSSQL dbs, produces and runs difference scripts for a part or the whole schema. "AdeptSQL Workshop" (beta) - IDE for SQL scripts: editor, preprocessor, synch, VSS support and more.
Bunker Hill Corporation Bunker Hill provides advanced migration and client-server development tools based on Microsoft Access for DB2, Oracle and MySQL.
DbQwikEdit - Visual SQL Builder & Data Manager dbQwikEdit is the "swiss army knife" for database data.
Write SQL queries with "Zero" knowledge of SQL. Edit data like a spreadsheet.
Build statements in seconds, browse statement history, migrate data.
Edgewood Solutions Edgewood Solutions understands the challenges DBAs face and we are focused on delivering solutions to meet your needs. Through years of SQL Server experience, Edgewood has developed systematic processes to benefit your company’s SQL Server investment.
FMS FMS is the world’s leading developer of products for Microsoft Access developers, and a top vendor of products for the Visual Basic and SQL Server communities.
GHS Resource Library This site contains the GHS Resource Library, which is a shareware program the purpose of which is to help developers store and maintain source code and files (articles or components). It is a valuable resource for all types of programmers
Help With SQL - Learn about Queries and Databases A site to talk about SQL queries, useful SQL tips, query efficiency, and the mindset of being a SQL Developer.
Live Expert A learning and teaching community where people get help with technical problems NOW.
SchemaToDoc Database Documentation Tool SchemaToDoc can transform your MS-SQL database schemas into easy-to-read Word documents.
SQL Maestro Group Database admin tools for MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Firebird and MaxDB
Sql server consultancy Quantix deploy an experienced team of SQL Server DBA specialists within our Microsoft Practice, focus on ensuring our clients mission critical systems are performing optimal capacity.
SQL Server Consultants Quantix deploy an experienced team of SQL Server Consultants within our Microsoft Practice, focus on ensuring our clients mission critical systems are performing optimal capacity.
SQL server Hosting SQL Server Hosting from M6.Net : Affordable for web designers and reseller's who want Unlimited Windows Server hosting with ASP.Net, PHP, MySQL and SQL Server at the lowest price.
StWeb Web Application Server StWeb is an easy-to-use, cross platform, Internet/Intranet development and deployment system for development and maintenance of web-enabled applications.
Education Training and Testing
DB2 Information, Training, Education and Technical DB2 technical information and training resources including DB2 disaster recovery and application development.
SQL Server 2005 Training Learn SQL Server 2005 in the classroom or online from SetFocus. Training and certification in SQL server 2005 for individuals and corporations.
SQL Server 2008 Classroom Training Learn SQL Server 2008 / 2005 training resources, classroum training and application development.
SQL Server Training SQL Server Tips, Training, Tutorials and Blog
Archive of SQL examples Free archive of source code examples for SQL programming for various database engines
Back To Basics of SQL Server mrdenny's Back to Basics series about SQL Server commands.
Mining Co. Guide to a Focus on Microsoft Software Tips, tricks and general information for users of Microsoft software.
Novick Software Novick Software has articles, presentations, and links of interest to SQL Server programmers and DBAs. It's home of the free T-SQL User Defined Function of the Week newsletter.
Programmers Heaven - Where programmers go! The Internet's most complete source of free downloadable programming files, source codes, tools, C/C++/C#, .NET , Java, and other tools for programmers and developers. Here you will find over 15000 resources organized in an easy-to-find format.
SQL Monster Offers forums and articles where you can share your knowledge of the SQL database, ask questions, or get advice.
SQL Server 2003 (Yukon) Information & Release Date SQL Server Directory is a human-edited directory of Microsoft SQL Server 2003 (Yukon)information, tutorials, FAQ, help, programming resources, beginners guides, articles and web links.
SQL Server FAQ (in www.swynk.com) Excellent SQL Server FAQ
sql server portal SQL server portal. Software, tools, products.
SQL Version Database This site contains a complete list of all service packs and hot fixes along with the version numbers.
SQL-Server-Performance.Com Microsoft SQL Server performance tuning and optimization tips.
SQLCoffee.com This web site is devoted to Microsoft SQL Server content, CLR Integration, high availability, performance tuning and optimization, troubleshooting and tips
The Data Warehouse Datawarehouse.com is a one-stop resource for industry professionals who want to keep abreast of the latest developments in information systems and data warehousing technology.
Universal Thread A real-time technical support forum for over 30,000 industry professionals. Features include threaded discussions, chat, daily news, FAQ archive, file downloads, articles, job postings, website links and other functions.
Geert Verhoeven Blog Blogsite where I write down some of my experiences that I gained during my career as a developer. The blog is mostly focussed on .NET and SQL Server related topics.
SQL Server World Articles, code samples, book reviews, Tips and links for VB, ASP, VFP, WinNT/2000 and SQL Server resources in English and German.
VB / SQL Server Replication FAQ This site features an FAQ on SQL Server replication and VB and solutions to common problems. Also contains unique code samples, interesting articles and some great links to VB, ASP and SQL Server resources.
Website Design from Swift Media UK A professional UK based web design company offering website design, ecommerce web development, web hosting, logo creation & search engine optimisation.
Software and Downloads
Convert MySQL to Microsoft SQL Convert Database utility is non-destructive and read only that doesn’t require any technical skills to handle the software. MS access DB converter application provides systematic help manual for user assistance.
Deleted SMS Recovery USB reader software also provides print facility for recovered information from GSM/ 3G SIM card.
EMS SQL Manager for SQL Server EMS SQL Manager for SQL Server is a powerful graphical tool for SQL Server administration and development. SQL Manager 2005 works with any SQL Server versions from 7 to 2005 and supports all of the latest SQL Server features.
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install creator Technology provides setup builder utility that stores add files, destination, shortcuts, dialogs and registry path details of product and save all as .ddl file format for future use.
keylogger free trial Providers of free keylogger software that offer users to know what activities are performed on their PC when they are away from it.
MS SQL - find text or command in a stored procedur This SQL code designed for MS SQL can list all stored procedures containing specified commands, code or text. You can look in stored procedures in one database or all databases in one MS SQL instance.
partition recovery Drive partition data restoration tool recovers deleted office file and folder from formatted hard disk drive.
SQL Tidbits: T-SQL scripts and SQL DBA Tips Powerful T-SQL scripts and tips for the busy SQL Server database administrator and SQL Server developers. SQL Tidbits provides you with one-stop access to SQL scripts for database administration and database development.
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