It’s early days for thinking about the Summit, but as I wrote the post for yesterday about not submitting I was thinking about Game Night (which I hope continues) and trying to think what else we might do for a small(er) group given that we have rooms available. That took me back to something I’ve […]Read more "Thursday Night at the PASS Summit"
I had three ideas I considered submitting this year: Devops for the DBA SQL Checklists Learning Plans v2 I’ve presented the first topic a few times in different forms, still not quite figure out. I did the one on checklists once, but while I think its valuable, it needs some good quality checklists to go […]Read more "No Summit Submission This Year"
Just a quick note that we’ve reserved the date for our 12th SQLSaturday here in Orlando. It will be held on October 6, 2018, at our usual location at Seminole State College. Expect the call for speaker and registration to open up on June 1st. We’ll also publish information then about whether we’ll be doing […]Read more "SQLSaturday Orlando 2018 – Planned for October 6"
In February PASS President Grant Fritchey posted PASS Priorities FY 19 followed by An Open Letter to SQLSaturday Organizers, and then held an online town hall for SQLSaturday organizers in March to address some of the questions generated by the two posts. For all the messaging, the story remains a bit unclear, at least to me. Let […]Read more "Parsing the PASS Blog Posts about FY 19 and SQLSaturday"
Quick notes: Same location as previous years, good! Parking was same place, but it was confused by a pay-to-park event on the same day. The attendants knew to let SQLSaturday attendees in at new charge, but I’m betting a few paid without asking or turned away Some of the rooms were in an adjacent building. […]Read more "Notes on SQLSaturday Tampa 2018"
Good crowd, well organized Took down registration early, perhaps 10 am, and that confused a few late(r) attendees (I like to keep the table staffed until after lunch, not just for check-in but also as a focal point if someone needs assistance) Lunch was Jason’s Deli. Simple, good. More staffing companies as sponsors this year, […]Read more "Notes on Orlando Code Camp 2018"