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"
Overall I find the site to be useful and responsive, but sometimes I see small things that I wish were different, or wish were there, so I’m sharing the ones I’ve noticed lately – maybe they’ll make it on to the backlog! Schedule Page. Before the ‘real’ schedule is built this displays a list of […]Read more "SQLSaturday Site Wish List"
More speakers from Florida! Scott Klein lives in Seattle now, but we still consider him an honorary Floridian according to Rule 7, section B of the Orlando speaker selection guidelines. You’ll note we also have two speakers who have elected to conceal their faces on LinkedIn, we don’t know yet if they will be wearing […]Read more "Speaker Selection for SQLSaturday Orlando–More!"
Here are a few things I’ve found/had sent to me recently you may find interesting: Most Common GRE Words. 400 words in multiple choice format, care to test your vocabulary? Good stuff when you’ve got a few minutes to kill! What the Shuttle Booster Saw. HD video from the Space Shuttle, fun to watch, fun […]Read more "Link List for July 12, 2012"
I’ve thought about writing on this topic a couple times and was reminded of it again when I read a great post called Group Think and Risky Shift. It’s worth reading, twice. Let’s start with a definition, borrowed from Wikipedia: Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within groups of people. It is the mode […]Read more "Group Think (or Groupthink)"
Three more added to the stellar slate of speakers for SQLSaturday Orlando, we look forward to seeing you soon! Ira Whiteside Devin Knight Jonathon MoormanRead more "Speaker Selection for SQLSaturday Orlando-Group #5"
Ten speakers selected, and as we go into the July 4th holiday we’re going to add two more to that list! 9 Rob Volk and Chad Churchwell All of this selecting has me wishing for a SQLSaturday Magic Eight Ball. Here’s a quiz for you – how many speaker selection answers would we need to […]Read more "Speaker Selection for SQLSaturday Orlando-Group #4"