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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 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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

SQLSaturday #57 Recap

My entry into the SQLSkills Master Immersion Event

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