Links for 092509

http://midnightdba.itbookworm.com/midnightdba/blog/post/How-do-you-keep-track.aspx
Staying on Track can be hard, Jen McCown outlines a few ideas of how to keep up with tasks.

http://www.red-gate.com/specials/ebooks/protecting_sqlserver_data.htm?utm_source=simpletalk&utm_medium=email&utm_content=ProtectingDataN20090921&utm_campaign=SQLtoolbelt
Another free ebook from redgate. John Magnabosco talks about securing SQL Server Data.

http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/tarad/archive/2009/08/31/DefragmentingRebuilding-Indexes-in-SQL-server-2005-and-2008.aspx
Tara Kizer gives a new script for backups.

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/linchi_shea/archive/2009/09/21/the-transact-sql-prime-directive.aspx
Linchi Shea gives us a vision, or at least some good thoughts on how it should be.

http://www.brentozar.com/archive/2009/09/how-to-deliver-a-killer-tech-presentation/
Brent Ozar gives us presentation tips. Everyone should want to be the best.

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/kevin_kline/archive/2009/09/18/new-post-on-my-sqlmag-blog-free-dmv-monitoring-tools.aspx

Kevin Kline gives us some DMV tools.