This year I am going to try to keep better tabs on what I am reading on the intertubes and why I found the posts interesting. Here is my first list of the year. I hope you enjoy these links. I know I did.
Writing a Technical Blog: Why to do it and what to write about – Kendra Little (blog | @Kendra_Little) wrote a great post for someone who is technical and is thinking about blogging. Actually, If you work within IT and don’t blog you should really read this blog post!
How to Obtain and Install SQL Server Service Packs and Cumulative Updates – Glenn Berry (blog | @glennalanberry) adds a great blog post explaining RTM, Hotfix, Cumulative Updates and Service Packs with SQL Server. Next he goes over how you can get them and when and how you should apply them.
How to Rehearse a Presentation – Brent Ozar (blog | @BrentO) blesses us with another great post about speaking in a technical environment. If you have goals to be a paid technical speaker I highly recommend checking out his advice in this post.
How To Choose A Topic For Speaking – Joe Webb (blog | @JoeWebb) give us another example on how you should choose your topic for speaking.
Cloud Computing for IT Pros – My local IT Pro Microsoft Evangelist Youg Chow produced this is a six part series going over the basics of cloud computing for IT pros. It starts with defining what is a service.