White papers, ebooks, posters, technical documents and important posts -yes folks we are listing it all. Fancy some bedtime reading? Well check the resources below and download at your leisure.
*New* White Paper Gallery for SQL Server – What is better than a free list of stuff? How about a list within a list? Yes people this is a rather awesome compilation of excellent free Microsoft related training documentation. Simply brilliant!
*New* Windows Azure Training Kit October 2012 Release – Courtesy of that fabulous chap Mr. Buck Woody, this link comes the October release of the Azure Training kit. A must have download in my opinion! Thanks Buck.
*New* Pragmatic Business Intelligence Cheat Sheets – Those very kind chaps at Pragmatic Works have published several very useful BI focused cheat sheets available to make your life easier when writing SSIS and SSRS expressions and even have one for MDX! Very useful so thanks guys!
E-Book Gallery for Microsoft Technologies – Well Microsoft have posted various MS Press books for free. There are some nice ones there so check them out! (not all SQL though).
List of Free PowerShell eBooks - I unfortunately can’t remember who attracted my attention to this one (sorry whoever it was!), but this list is an excellent link to some brilliant PowerShell books …for free! Thanks to Jason Hofferle for compiling this.
SQL Server Stairways – It’s new to the web but it already is starting to look great and its run by Kalen Delaney!
SQL Server Central Books – Lots of excellent free books, that means hours and hours of free reading on your ereader. Awesome!
Brad McGehee Presentation Slide decks – Brad McGehee is kind enough to share with us his multitude of presentation slides and boy he’s done a lot!
Technet Magazine Digital Downloads – Technet Magazine has been going nearly as long as I’ve been using computers …well not quite but a long time, and the best thing is that the magazine’s production values are excellent.
SQLCAT Best Practices White Papers – The guys that work for SQLCAT are the best in the business. In fact doesn’t everyone want to work for SQLCAT? Well the next best thing is to read all their amazing White Papers.
Microsoft SQL White Papers – Well if the SQLCAT stuff wasn’t enough, the “ordinary folk” at Microsoft want to show you what they are made of -and yes I like the look of it.
Microsoft Community SQL Articles – So we also have White Papers written for Microsoft by external Technical Specialists, and therefore this gives us all the quality of the Microsoft White Papers but with a more independent viewpoint.
SQLCAT Articles – They are not quite finished. If the White Papers weren’t enough for you those guys at SQLCAT have even more articles for you to peruse.