Category Archives: Productivity

Azure Data studio – PowerShell Command Explorer – Day #24

It’s half 8 again and I am starting the blog. I am not accustoming well to continued home working, I am usually an early riser but the current situation I didn’t sleep and slept into 8.30, by that time I … Continue reading

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Azure Data Studio – A week to go more short cut keys

I said I would attempt to blog every day in March around Azure Data Studio and it has been a challenge especially the last few days.  I’m now at the point of looking for topics to blog around, so I … Continue reading

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Azure Data Studio – My SQL snippets freebie #18

I showed how easy it is to create a snippet in a previous blog and said I would share my snippets file. These are the current SQL snippets sqlblocking – List blocked processes order by head blocking processes sqlschema – … Continue reading

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Azure Data Studio Snippets #17

I know snippets have been around for years and I have utilised lots of SSMS tools like ssmstoolspack back in the day persuading a company I worked for to buy a copy for the developers.  Of late my SSMS tool … Continue reading

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Getting the git repository- AzureDataStudio. And an offer that I might regret this one! Maybe not (14/31)

I have stored the GitHub Presentation in the following location https://github.com/martincroft/SQLPresentations.git I quite like presenting the same talk at multiple locations (turns out they have been cancelled since I drafted this), but we need to look after each other so … Continue reading

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ADS Keyboard Shortcuts -part 1

The 2nd post in a series, suppose starting at configuring ADS is a good place to start and the power and productivity in ADS come from learning several short cut keys.  At this stage, it’s worth mentioning a few time-saving … Continue reading

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Data Scotland Presentation

It’s now (well) over a week since I presented at Data Scotland in Glasgow and had an amazing time, definitely one to add to the calendar for next year and Glasgow is such a vibrant city I presented a talk called … Continue reading

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