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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 […]

This post is a live recap of the keynote at the PASS Summit 2012 conference. Bill Graziano opens Summit 2012 with 3894 attendees. Bill recognizes local and virtual chapter leaders as well as SQLSaturday event organizers. The PASS BA conference is announced to be in Chicago in April. Bill introduces Ted Kummert who will talking […]

I’m not a politically minded person and this is not the type of post I would normally write.  However, I’m deeply involved with the PASS organization (read chronic volunteer) and I have a vested interest in it’s success.  The reason I decided to write this is because I have very strong feelings about two of the candidates and […]

I’m officially on the slate and running for the PASS 2012 Nomination Committee! I love the SQL Community and everything it embodies.  I am very involved at the local and regional level and gained a unique view into PASS working on SQLRally.  I know most of the current and past board members and those relationships have […]

June is going to be a busy month for me.  Here is where you can catch me speaking this month. June 11th – Oklahoma City SQL Server Developers Group June12th – Tulsa SQL Server Group June 18th – CACTUSS Central June 19th – CACTUSS North June 20th – San Antonio SQL Server User Group

I will be live blogging the SQLPASS Summit keynote again today. Today’s keynote will be delivered by community favorite Dr. David Dewitt. Rick Heiges opens us up and introduces a special musical number by Rob Farley and Buck Woody. It was hilarious with a special lyrical shout out to Paul Randal. Rick is now walking […]

I was chosen to sit at the blogger table and live blog the keynote tomorrow so plan to be here at 8:15pt and I’ll refresh the post that day as often as possible. I may not be at the table today, but that won’t stop me from blogging anyway. Keynote Rushab Mehta starts us out […]