Here’s a roundup of 6 links and updates from the past month I recommend as good reading. I decided that I needed to post a list of Blogs posts, technology info and other random-but-related stuff. So I decided to limit myself to a monthly post of sharing no more than 6 articles across the web.

Comodo Ice Dragon is a web browser that integrates with Comodo’s SecureDNS, and is very good indeed.

SQL Server 2014 CTP2 is available to download here.

SSAS Activity Viewer 2012 is a work in progress application from yours truly to help view the activity on a SSAS instance.

Selecting an Appropriate Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 Family Processor for SQL Server 2012 Glenn Berry saves you a lot of trouble and gives you the skinny on the best processors to buy from the Xeon E5-2600 v2 Family.

More from Glenn as he provides a SQL Server Database Server Hardware Upgrade Case Study to put the previous post into context for you.

Never has the phrase “The Devil Makes Work for Idle Hands” been so pertinent as these guys make a MineCraft tribute to a “Nightmare Before Christmas”.