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Rob Farley

- Owner/Principal with LobsterPot Solutions (a MS Gold Partner consulting firm), Microsoft Certified Master, Microsoft MVP (SQL Server), APS/PDW trainer and leader of the SQL User Group in Adelaide, Australia. Rob is a former director of PASS, and provides consulting and training courses around the world in SQL Server and BI topics.

PASS Summit North America 2010

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Published Sunday, November 14, 2010 8:22 AM by Rob Farley

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Mike Walsh said:

Looking forward to seeing you next year! Enjoyed getting to chat a bit.

November 13, 2010 9:28 PM

Ronald Dameron said:


I saw your Lightening Talk on "Collation" It was hilarious. Nice going.

It was also my first time at the PASS Summit. I'm already scheming on how to get to the next one.

Be well.

November 14, 2010 8:55 AM

Jonathan Mroch said:


I attended your session on geospatial data and I believe you had mentioned something about creating a shapefile from a Visio document (I believe the example you mentioned was around creating a map of your office in Visio and saving that as a shapefile).  I've been banging my head and trying to see how this can be done, any help?  Thanks again and hope the flight back to Australia was good!


Jonathan Mroch

November 18, 2010 5:49 PM

Rob Farley said:

Hi Jonathan,

Visio lets you Save as DXF, and then there are a number of tools out there to get that into SHP, such as

Hope this is what you're after.


November 18, 2010 7:58 PM

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