Browse by Tags
» Developer (RSS)
2012 was, simply stated, a year that kicked my butt. When I wasn't struggling professionally, I was struggling personally. Health issues, culminating in a diagnosis of Type II diabetes, and the passing of my father soon after Thanksgiving marked my biggest struggles. I apologize to those of you who are normally on my Christmas ...
I have two new articles up on Database Trends & Applications magazine. I'd love to get your thoughts and feedback!Welcome to the Weird, Wild World of SQL Server LicensingNot long in the past, SQL Server licensing was an easy and straightforward process. You used to take one of a few paths to get your SQL Server licenses. The first ...
Ok, I have to admit the painful truth. I'm reliably slow to the finish line. This year, I got my slides into PASS HQ by the skin of my teeth, the weekend before the event was to begin. Although I could say with a straight face ''I uploaded my slides!''. I have to be honest that I wasn't surprised when many of my attendees said that ...
Even though I've recently changed jobs, I'll still be speaking at a lot of SQL events across the country and internationally. There are still a few trips that I've yet to finalize, in particular with the fine folks in Houston, run by my friend Nancy Hidy (blog | twitter), and my friends in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, run by ...
Sometimes I'm timely in getting the news out on useful resources.
And, other times, I'm a bit slower on the draw. As I told my friends
back at New Year's Day, ''As an official member of the Procrastinators
Club, welcome to 2008!'' On the other hand, it's always good to remind
folks of great resources that are still ...
How 'Bout a Little Context?
Let me be direct with you. I love SQL Saturday.
If it were a woman,
I'd marry it. (Avoiding all extraneous thoughts of what my real wife
would say, etc etc).
Check out this fun Flickr Feed from the recent SQL Saturday in Chicago
or these picks by Jorge Segara (blog
| twitter) to see the ...
Join Us for 24 Hours of SQL Server Training
(with a special focus on SQL Server 2008 R2)Did I mention that your Cohorts in Crime
(that be me
Ozar) are presenting?!?
The FREE 24 Hours of PASS event is bringing an exceptional
lineup of SQL Server and BI experts to your computer starting at
12:00 GMT (UTC) on May ...
Everybody enjoys a little free training now and then. I've got mountains of free training in the works. Some of it is in-person and local while some are in webcast format. Please join me as you're able!
Tomorrow - Wednesday!
Wed, Feb 10, 2010 12 pm (noon) MST - PASS DBA Virtual Chapter; Top 10 Administration Mistakes on SQL ...