Back from Telford and SQLBits and looking forward to some time at home before I head off to the SWUG meeting in Salt Lake City in two weeks. If you can attend I do hope you stop by and say hello. I'd love the opportunity to talk data and databases!
As always, here's a handful of links from the intertubz I thought you might find interesting. Enjoy!
SQL Server became the first Microsoft product to publish detailed information about the what and how data is collected for usage feedback. This is a huge step forward and sets the bar high not only for other product teams but for other database platforms in the industry.
Yes, they always have been able to do this. Of course, there are ways for you to minimize the risk here, but at the end of the day, you have to place your trust with someone, whether that be your ISP or with a company that provides a VPN.
It's that time of year, Easter eggs season! Here's one my daughter made a few years back, I'm not sure it looks anything like me: