I was recently chatting with Megan Keller, my long-time editor for the Tool Time column and Executive Editor at SQL Server Pro,DevProConnections, and SharePoint Pro.
I've subscribed to SQLMag ever since it was first put to print back in the late 1990's. (That's a pic of me, on the right, in the shirt given my by SQLMag's first publisher way back in the day). I have many bookshelves in my office, but SQLMag consumes more than half of the shelf closest to my desk. It's that good. Some of my personal favorites and perpetual must-read content are the columns SQL Server Questions Answered by Paul Randal & Kimberly Tripp as well as the always excellent columns Puzzled by T-SQL by Itzik Ben-Gan and all of the great content by Kalen Delaney.
Megan recently told me about the exciting changes afoot there. For starts, SQL Server Magazine’s has new name—SQL Server Pro. This name, as you can tell from its sister publications listed at the top of the blog post, puts all of the Penton Media properties on an equal and consistent footing.
Please take some time to check out hands-on, how-to content from SQL Server experts at sqlmag.com. The on-line magazine features the same great expert advice and writers as before. And you can access my articles on sqlmag.com just as you have in the past.
Suggestions for the Tool Time Column?
And while we're at it, let me know if there are any SQL Server related tools you'd like to see in the Tool Time column! My requirements are that the tool must be free, must be supported, and of course must be relevant to SQL Server professionals.
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