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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 […]

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 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 […]

I’m officially on the slate and running for the PASS 2014 Nomination Committee! Why should you vote for Ryan? I love the PASS SQL Community and everything it embodies.  I am very involved at the local and regional level.  I know all of the current board members and most of the past board members and those […]

Things have been too quiet here on the blog, but there’s a reason (a few actually).  This year has been nuts for me, but it’s all good stuff!  We just moved, and moving a family is not fun.  It was a long process from selling the old house to searching and finding a new one. […]

I am beyond excited to announce that I have been accepted to speak at the annual SQL PASS Summit 2013 in Charlotte, NC.  This will be my first time to speak at this event and I can’t wait!  The session I will be presenting is titled “How Active Directory Affects SQL Server”. I have been […]

I blogged about this back in September of 2010, but technology changes so it’s time to revisit this again.  Now I’m not anything even close to a marketing expert, but I’ve been the Director of Logistics and Communications for the North Texas SQL Server User Group for the past 2 years (I just started a […]

This post is a live blog of the PASS Summit 2012 keynote from day 2 on 11/8/2012.  This post is intended to be a live note taking. Douglas McDowell opens day 2 by giving an overview of the health of the PASS organization.  This year PASS has added an additional community evangelist, and better IT […]