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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, […]

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. […]

     #97 This was a great event! This was Austin’s first SQLSaturday, so it’s quite an accomplishment and something to celebrate.  I brought my family with me since my wife wanted to do some shopping in San Marcos. The drive down went well and we only had two hickups. The first was just a minor hold […]

I will be speaking at SQLSaturday #97 in Austin, TX on October 1st, 2011.  I will be delivering my presentation on database mirroring. I know the event team for this SQLSaturday and I can say without a doubt that it will be an event to be remembered.  Wes Brown (Blog|Twitter), Jim Murphy (Blog|Twitter), and AJ Mendo (Blog|Twitter) are […]

     #90 This was a fantastic event! This was Oklahoma City’s first SQLSaturday, so it’s quite an accomplishment and something to celebrate.  Tim Mitchell, Russell Loski, and I started off by heading from Dallas to Oklahoma City which only took about 3 hours. The speaker dinner was held at the Embassy Suites hotel restaurant. The hotel and restaurant […]

I will be speaking at SQLSaturday #90 in Oklahoma City on August 27th, 2011.  I will be delivering my presentation on Central Management Server and Policy Based Management. I’m looking forward to this event since I lived in the western Oklahoma City suburb of Yukon for about 5 years.  I’m hoping to visit some of […]

If you have ever helped organize a SQLSaturday you know how hard it can be and how much time is required.  This was the third (one of which was the first and only BI focused event) in twelve months for the North Texas SQL Server User Group and we’re proud of that.  I’m on the board of directors […]

A couple months ago, one of our local Microsoft Evangelists asked me if I would do a TechNet Radio interview about the North Texas SQL Server User Group. I’m on the board of directors for the group as the Director of Logistics and Communication, and he wanted the point of view from a user group leader.  I […]