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 […]

Pro Server 2008 Policy-Based Management: It’s a Wrap!

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After months of deadlines, late night writing sessions, getting my ass handed to me by ADD and editors, and a loving wife pushing me to write some more the book is now done! A HUGE thank you to Ken Simmons for inviting Colin Stasiuk and myself to be a part of this project. Also huge […]

Policy Based Management: A Brief Walk-through

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Over the last few months I have been doing the rounds at various user groups and SQL Saturday events presenting on Policy Based Management. In the spirit of my on-going SQL University project as well as the upcoming book I’m co-authoring with Ken Simmons (Blog | Twitter) and Colin Stasiuk (Blog | Twitter), I’ve thrown […]

Upcoming Talks:Orlando SSUG and SQL Saturday #21

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It’s going to be a fun month! Next week I’ll be speaking at the Orlando SQL Server User Group on Policy Based Management 101. I also got confirmation that not only was my PBM presentation accepted for SQL Saturday #21 on October 17th but I’ll also be doing a MINI session on SQL & Twitter:A […]

Policy Based Management: Against All Databases Condition

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Recently after one of my presentations a Twitter-buddy of mine, Argenis Fernandez ( Blog | Twitter ), showed me something interesting. By default when you create a new policy the against targets default says ‘Every Database’ (see screenshot below). Well this is a tad misleading as it apparently means “every” in the sense that it […]

Spacecoast SQL User Group Meeting: Review

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After writing up my review for my presentation at OPASS I realized I hadn’t done one for my visit to Melbourne for the Spacecoast SQL User Group! A thousand apologies Bonnie and crew! I arrived early in Melbourne so I spent some quality time at Starbucks for a bit before the meeting which gave me […]