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  • SQL Saturday #146 : Nashua, NH

    Today was SQL Saturday #146, put on by Mike Walsh, Jack Corbett, and a host of other volunteers and organizers. Scott and I missed the speaker dinner last night, but we headed up from Rhode Island at 6:00 AM and made a good day of it. We had lots of great conversations with both existing friends and potential customers. After lunch I ...
    Posted to Aaron Bertrand (Weblog) by AaronBertrand on October 20, 2012
  • SQL Saturday #156 : Providence, RI

    Well, East Greenwich, RI. Another successful event, this one put on by John Miner, Brandon Leach, Steve Simon, Scott Abrants and a host of other folks. Several #SQLFamily friends in attendance as well: Grant Fritchey, Mike Walsh, Jack Corbett, Wayne Sheffield and others. I gave a session in the morning and then a session to cap off the day. Thanks ...
    Posted to Aaron Bertrand (Weblog) by AaronBertrand on September 15, 2012
  • SQLSaturday #162 : Cambridge, England

    Yesterday I presented at SQL Saturday #162. My slide deck and samples are here:     Slide Deck & Samples: Bertrand - T-SQL Bad Habits & Best Practices I also wanted to answer a question from an audience member after the session about how to generate YYYYMMDD strings to represent yesterday's date in order to append to a backup ...
    Posted to Aaron Bertrand (Weblog) by AaronBertrand on September 9, 2012
  • How SQL Saturday could be better

    I've been to a lot of SQL Saturdays. They are great events to attend - from a community standpoint, from a learning standpoint, and from a speaker growth standpoint. Who could ask for more, right? Great sessions, from passionate speakers willing to both teach and learn, fantastic networking opportunities and lunch. All for free, or at a very low ...
    Posted to Aaron Bertrand (Weblog) by AaronBertrand on May 15, 2012
  • Participating in 3 SQL events in 8 days

    Well, 8 days not including lead and lag travel time. A quick summary of the three events, and the flights it took to get me to each: SQL Saturday #105 - Dublin, Ireland Flights on March 21st:Providence -> Philadelphia (236 miles)Philadelphia -> Dublin (3,260 miles)Time zone change: +4 when we got there, plus Daylight Saving Time kicked ...
    Posted to Aaron Bertrand (Weblog) by AaronBertrand on April 4, 2012
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