Let’s Make September Our Free Community Tools Awareness Month.

Last week, I was reading a brand new article from a Microsoft employee about how you should directly query sys.dm_exec_requests in order to find out what’s running on your system.

“Step 1: get a stone that looks round.”

I lost my mind.

There was a lot of yelling at the monitor.

In the year 2022, nobody should be reinventing the wheel. There are plenty of free wheels available for you to choose from. You’re literally wasting your time if you start from scratch with a boulder and chisel, and then try to turn it into a wheel.

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