Un-SQL Friday: Branding

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So looks like we have another blog party on our hands, this time courtesy of Jen McCown (Blog | Twitter), one half of the MidnightDBA brand!  This is such a great topic especially coming from a couple who have built up quite a successful brand for themselves in the community and continue to grow it. […]

PASS Summit Magic: The Turn

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I mentioned in my last post that the Turn is the point in the act where the magician executes his illusion, leaving his audience captivated and in wonderment. Sometimes the magician will even make something disappear in to thin air. Funnily enough, this past week I had a little bit of everything I just mentioned!

PASS Summit: Day 3 Keynote Live

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Well, it’s the final day of PASS Summit and the week’s final keynote! Today’s keynote will be delivered by Dr. David Dewitt! His speaking is the result of a user survey sent out by PASS earlier this year. From Summit site: You voted, and the results are in: Dr. David DeWitt will be speaking on […]

PASS Summit: Day 2 Keynote Live

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It’s Day 2 of the PASS Summit and here we are again live blogging the event. From the Summit site: Today Tom Casey will discuss and showcase some of the exciting new and upcoming innovations in Business Intelligence and advances to the data platform, including the expansion into the cloud. Tom will also discuss Microsoft’s […]

PASS Summit: Day 1 Keynote Live

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It’s the first day of the PASS Summit 2010 and I”ll be live blogging the first keynote here. Click on the link below to follow along! From the Summit site: Ted Kummert will open Day 1 of PASS Summit 2010 by highlighting continued innovation across Microsoft’s business and information platform. Kummert will explore Microsoft’s key […]

PASS Summit 2010 Magic: The Pledge

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I write this as I’m on my way to Seattle for the annual PASS Summit in Seattle, Washington. This is very exciting for me as this is my very first Summit experience and I’ve been looking forward to this for a few years now. So why am I so excited about this event? Well first […]

WorldWide Online Tech Day 2010

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Hate to post this late but just wanted to let everyone know I’ll be presenting for Brazil’s Worldwide Online Tech Day tomorrow, Saturday October 30th. I’ll be presenting on Policy-Based Management and my session runs at 6pm EDT. Listed below is the link schedule of events. This event will have all sorts of cool stuff […]

PragmaticWorks Webinar – Policy-Based Management

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This is just a quick note to remind everyone I’ll be presenting tomorrow, Tuesday October 26th 2010 for the PragmaticWorks Free Monthly Webinar Series. The topic (big surprise here) is Policy-Based Management! The webinar runs from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT and you can register for free here. Hope to see you all there!

SQLSaturday #49 Orlando – Recap

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This past weekend I had the pleasure of presenting at another great SQLSaturday event, number 49 actually and the 3rd one I’ve been to in Orlando. One of the greatest things about this event is not only the great stuff you learn but most importantly the amazing people you meet! This event was especially exciting […]

Join Me For Lunch?

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Just a quick note that today at 12:30 EST (11:30 CST) I’ll be presenting on Policy-Based Management for SQLLunch. If you’re not familiar with SQLLunch it’s an awesome series of FREE webcasts setup by SQL MVP Patrick LeBlanc (Blog | Twitter). Each webcast focuses on a different aspect of SQL Server. Free training? Can’t beat […]