If there is anything better than a SQLSaturday it’s a SQLSaturday with a choice of great pre-con speakers. This year we’re pleased to have Stacia Misner and Kevin Kline presenting all day sessions on Friday September 28th. Spend the day with either of them for $99. Ask the boss, even beg, and if they say […]Read more "Stacia Misner and Kevin Kline Doing All Day Sessions for SQLSaturday #151"
Quick notes from the MagicPASS meeting: Kendal Van Dyke still the king when it comes to explaining what’s going on with community, SQL, and even Windows 8 (if only he still blogged!) Dinner was macaroni and cheese with ham, salad, and chocolate cookies. No same old pizza here! Jose Chincilla (@SQLJoe) presented PowerPivot + Power […]Read more "Notes from the July 2012 MagicPASS Meeting"
With both Steve Jones and I done with our summer break, we’re ready to continue with several experiments we’ve been thinking on for a while, and to do that, we need mentees! See this post for details. Want to be a mentor? Fill out the short application and we’ll have someone matched to you by […]Read more "The Mentoring Experiment–New Call for Mentees"
Most applications connect on whatever the default port is, typically 1433 for SQL, though it’s common to change that to something non-standard as part of security efforts – making it just a different port that all SQL traffic uses. From a pure SQL perspective that’s fine. We can usually identify traffic using Profiler via application […]Read more "Should Apps Use a Dedicated Port?"
I’ll be back on the road again in August, heading up to Cleveland for SQLSaturday #164. It’s my first time in Cleveland and I’m looking forward to seeing a new city and meeting some new people.Read more "Attending SQLSaturday #164 in Cleveland"
I’m a little late posting this, but I had two sessions accepted out of four I submitted. I’ll be doing Building Your Professional Development Plan which is a tweak of the session I’ve done the last few years (and which gets very good comments!) and a brand new one, Learn About The Mentoring Experiment. Both […]Read more "I’ll Be Presenting at the PASS Summit 2012"
Nine more speakers we’re pleased to say will be joining us for a fabulous SQLSaturday in Orlando! Timothy McAliley Juan Soto Erika Bakse Jose Rivera Tom Brenneman Kevin Kline Craig Purnell David Eichner Luis FigueroaRead more "Speaker Selection for SQLSaturday Orlando-The Monday List"