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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 […]

Today was my travel day.  I don’t travel much at all so it’s always an exciting adventure for me.  I left the house with plenty of time and made it to the Parking Spot in about 40-45 minutes.  If you travel out of DFW international airport I highly suggest using these guys for parking.  The airport […]

This morning I headed over to Top Pot doughnuts to hang out with Andy Warren, Steve Jones, Bill Fellows, David Fargo, Tim Radney, and many others. It was a nice time of networking and a good small crowd. The doughnuts were good with a large and interesting selection and the coffee was good as well. […]

Morning I got up at 6am PT this morning, got ready, got some coffee from Starbucks, and made it to the convention center by 7AM.  I had no problem following the signs to registration and there was no wait in getting registered.  I wish I had gotten in early enough yesterday to make registration, but no […]

Today I will be LIVE blogging the keynote from the PASS Summit 2011 conference.  Keep your browser tuned in here and refresh often.  Today’s keynote is being delivered by Quentin Clark.  Quentin is Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of the SQL Server database systems group.  I will also try to tweet updates as I can so make […]

This past weekend I was speaking at SQLSaturday #90 in Oklahoma City.  During the event I had the pleasure of sitting down and getting to know Karla Landrum (PASS Community Evangelist).  We met each other at a SQLSaturday in Houston earlier this year, but we didn’t have much time to chat.  We had a great […]

I will be speaking for the PASS DBA Virtual Chapter on August 24th, 2011 at 11AM CT.  I will be delivering my presentation on Central Management Server and Policy Based Management. If you have not checked out the virtual chapters that PASS has, then you need to Go Check Them Out.  These chapters are designed to fill […]

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 […]