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We are back in the keynote room with Adam Jorgensen talking to us about the financial state and health of the PASS organization.  It’s currently very healthy with over $1 Million in reserve. Thomas LaRock is back and thanking those folks who are rolling off the PASS board and have dedicated so much time and […]

This morning I will be live blogging the PASS Summit 2014 Day 1 keynote so those at home can follow one. Thomas LaRock hits the stage and welcomes everyone to the Summit.  He thanks Microsoft as the makers of the best data platform on the planet along with all the volunteers and leaders in this […]

I was just awarded as a Microsoft SQL Server MVP! I can’t believe Microsoft has chosen me for this award and to be included in such a prestigious program.  There are only a little over 70 SQL Server MVPs in the United States and a little over 350 world wide. For my readers who are […]

I presented a session titled “SQL Server AlwaysOn Quickstart” on September 10th for the 24 Hours of PASS event.  You can view the session recording HERE if you missed it.  The session was a preview of the full session I will be presenting at the PASS Summit 2014 this November.  I will be presenting the full […]

I learned a hard lesson when I first started as a DBA.  Although to be honest, it’s not a lesson I should have had to learn (I’ll keep you in suspense).  I work for a large Fortune 100 company and as with many companies our size, there are many processes in IT. I was in […]

Many of you may already know that I am a PASS regional mentor for the South Central region of the United States.  My role is to help user group leaders obtain the tools they need to have successful groups and provide an open platform to discuss challenges and successes.  One of the groups in my […]

  I’ll be doing a precon for SQLSaturday #331 in Denver Colorado on September 19th, 2014 titled “A Day of High Availability and Disaster Recovery” .  If you can make it, I would love to have you in the class.  We are going to cover backups, windows clustering, AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances, AlwaysOn Availability Groups, and more. […]

I’ll be doing a precon for SQLSaturday #324 in Baton Rouge Louisiana on August 1st, 2014 titled “A Day of High Availability and Disaster Recovery” .  If you can make it, I would love to have you in the class.  We are going to cover backups, windows clustering, AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances, AlwaysOn Availability Groups, […]

I am excited and humbled to be speaking at the PASS Summit for my second year in a row! There were 943 submissions and only 144 spots, so I am really excited and honored to be a part of the largest and most amazing SQL Server conference in the world.  They are expecting around 5,000 […]

The Kerberos Configuration Manager is a really handy tool that can make configuring Kerberos a much easier task, but it’s got a nasty little bug.  Configuring Kerberos can be tricky.  In what way you ask?  Here is a short list of just some of the things you have to consider. What is my SPN supposed […]