Notes: Kendal has been doing an exam push focused on 70-461. A couple passed so far, a couple more tried and not quite, planning to do a retake. Last night they were running through practice questions as a group. Interesting way to make the group feel like a group, but also a little distracting. I […]Read more "Notes from the June 17, 2015 MagicPASS Meeting"
I’m heading to the coast on August 13, 2015 to talk about database corruption, SQLSaturday Orlando, and the possibility of a SQLSaturday Cocoa Beach in 2015 with the members of the Space Coast SQL Group.Read more "Presenting at the Space Coast SQL Group on August 13, 2015"
I’ll be driving up to speak to the Jacksonville SQL group on September 16, 2015 on database corruption. Meeting starts at 6 pm. You can join their meetup group now, but the September meeting isn’t listed yet.Read more "Presenting at the Jacksonville SQL Group on September 16, 2015"
I was reading Our Journey to Cloud Cadence, Lessons Learned at Microsoft Developer Division and saw this bit on transparency: “No incident is done until we have captured and communicated the learning from it. We use the “5 Whys” to capture the multiple perspectives on what can be done better next time. If we have an outage […]Read more "Publicizing Mistakes"
Apologies for the poor photo, the example was trampled a bit on the journey home! This past weekend at SQLSaturday South Florida they put these out on the table prior to the end of the day raffle and wrap up. It’s a half sheet of yellow 8.5×11 paper, directions on one side (shown below) and […]Read more "Working With Sponsors"
I brought this back with me from SQLSaturday South Florida. It’s postcard sized and laminated, and information dense in a good way. It feels like something that would be kept far more than a paper flyer or a business card. Might be interesting to make it magnetic to get it on the fridge at work […]Read more "Marketing Materials for PASS Chapters"
Notes from the trip: Made the trip down without stopping and without getting stuck in traffic – a first! Attended speaker dinner on Fri night. Nice location, service was slow. I don’t understand how they reserve space for large parties and then fail to staff for it Good signs to event on Sat morning Speaker […]Read more "Notes From SQLSaturday #379"