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  • PASS PowerShell PreCon was a Success

    I'd like to thank everyone who attended my pre-conference session at PASS on Using PowerShell to Get the Most Out Of SQL Server. It was a huge success, and (at the last count I heard) I had 63 people in attendance. The demos for the session have been attached to this post, but it's password protected, so those of you present have the ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on November 12, 2010
  • PASS Summit 2010 - SQL Server and PowerShell

    Next week is the eagerly anticipated PASS Summit 2010. I've attended every year since 2003, but this one is special, because I'm presenting both a Pre-Conference session and a Spotlight session! In addition to these, I'll be a contestant in Monday evening's SQL Quiz Bowl, and on Wednesday afternoon, one of the Lightning sessions. Monday's ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on November 6, 2010
  • Speaking about SQL Server and PowerShell

    I'll be presenting my session on Use PowerShell to Get the Most out of SQL Server twice today. This session is a one-hour intro to PowerShell and how to use it to connect with and manage SQL Server. Here's the full abstract: PowerShell is the new scripting environment from Microsoft for managing server environments. Because PowerShell supports ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on October 13, 2010
  • SQL Saturday #60 - Cleveland, Ohio

    SQL Saturday is coming to Cleveland!   The Ohio North SQL Server Users Group is excited to announce the date for SQL Saturday 60 in Cleveland, Ohio on February 5, 2011! The Call for Speakers is now open and we'd love to have you come here and join us for our city's event. Why would I want to come to Cleveland in February, you ask? Well ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on September 12, 2010
  • Speaking about Source Control for DBAs

    Brian Davis and I will be presenting a session on managing database change via source control tomorrow evening. Developers use source control consistently and with great success, but database change has been resistant to it, largely because the change involves much more than just the scripts. We'll discuss this, and show you how to use both ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on September 8, 2010
  • PASS PowerShell/SQL Server PreCon

    PowerShell is an amazing tool to help you automate your administrative processes. There are a lot of books and online sources to help you learn PowerShell, but how do you learn how to use it with SQL Server? Simple, just sign up for my PASS PreCon session. Here's the outline: Use PowerShell to Get the Most out of SQL Server Module 1: ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on August 19, 2010
  • Speaking at SQLSaturday #33 in Charlotte

    I'll be presenting two sessions this Saturday (March 6, 2010) in Charlotte - Automate SQL Server Administration with PowerShell and Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell. The event takes place at the Microsoft Charlotte Offices on 8050 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC 28273. For more information please visit or email us ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on March 4, 2010
  • Speaking about Indexing

    I'll be presenting two sessions this week (February 9 and 11, 2010), both on SQL Server Indexing. The first is for the PASS AppDev Virtual Chapter, and will take place on Tuesday at noon EST. You can attend the meeting via this link: The second will be the same ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on February 8, 2010
  • PASS 2009 Evaluation Results

    The results are in, and I'm pleased, but not satisfied. I delivered a brand new session called Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell, where I discussed key performance counters you should monitor and why, then a PowerShell script to gather them and store them in a SQL Server database, then created a report which I loaded and ran from ...
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on January 13, 2010
  • 24 Hours of PASS Tonight

    For those of you who may have missed it, the 24 Hours of PASS conference starts tonight at 8pm EDT! I'll be presenting my introductory PowerShell for SQL Server session at 9pm EDT, so if you're interested in getting started with PowerShell, please join me. You can register for the free virtual conference here. See you tonight! Allen
    Posted to Allen White (Weblog) by AllenMWhite on September 1, 2009
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