Atlanta SQL Organizations
Blogs – Atlanta User Group Members
Blogs – SQL Server and Databases
SQL Skills Kimberly Tripp and Paul Randal
Thomas Larock SQL Rockstar
Vertabelo: Vertabelo is a company with a great online data modeling tool. They also have a great blog on database design and related topics.
PASS maintains a SQL Server Blog Directory along with Twitter handles.
Microsoft E-Books Free offerings from Microsoft. There are also selections for Sharepoint, Azure, Visual Studio and other products.
Redgate Registration required. Most books in PDF format are free.
Safari A pay service from O’Reilly where you can read a set number of books each month. They have a free trial as well.
Syncfusion Registration required. Only a few SQL Server offerings, but there are other database-oriented offerings. Good introductions to the topics covered.
Database Weekly A great resource, a weekly e-mail with lots of links to interesting database articles from the previous week.
Dear SQL DBA Kendra Little
Group By Audio of sessions from past Group By conference presentations
People Talking Tech Denny Cherry’s podcasts. It hasn’t been updated since 2013, but the previous episodes are still available
SQL Beat from Simple Talk – Last episode was in 2014.
SQL Down Under Sporadically released, but always good
SQL Data Partners Started in August 2015
Voice Of The DBA Short clips, video and audio versions
Here are others that periodically feature SQL Server and database related topics
PASS Originally the Professional Association for SQL Server, PASS has widened to include all of the MS Data platform.
SQL Saturday PASS sponsored day-long seminars
Q and A Sites
DBA – Stack Exchange The Database Administrator specialty site of Stack Exchange
SQL Server Sites
IT Pro The former SQL Server Magazine.
SQL Server Central Registration required.
This site also has a great Stairway Series that has a series of posts on a particular subject, like SSIS, XML, Database Design, etc.
Group By Sessions from past Group By conference presentations
PASS Sessions Login required, but PASS is free to join.
Pluralsight is a pay site, but there is a free 10 day trial available. There are plenty of excellent SQL Server videos, as well as hundreds of other development videos available.