Earlier this year as I thought about what I wanted to try in Orlando related to the SQL community and thought about the time commitment, I realized it was also “time” to think about what comes next for me. I came up with this: I want fewer ongoing commitments so I can spent that time […]Read more "The Two Year Plan"
Late notes! Great signs at the event, all hand written on flip chart paper. Cheap and effective, the “different” nature of the signs made them easy to spot Rooms were scattered again. Not much to be done, we take what’s available, but it does add a little bit of friction The acoustics in the main […]Read more "Notes from SQLSaturday Tampa 2019"
I’ll be in South Florida again this year and will stay over as usual for a couple days of vacation. I see Brent is attending; I’ll have to make sure we’re not scheduled at the same time so that he gets a few attendees in his session! I had not planned to travel outside Florida […]Read more "SQLSaturday Atlanta & South Florida 2019"
I won’t blog all of these we do, but wanted to capture a few thoughts and then revisit later in the year. 6 attendees (and I think we missed one that showed up and couldn’t find us, not great) Met at Friendly Confines which worked out well We had 19 sign up, a couple cancel […]Read more "Notes From the 2nd SQLOrlando Lunch Meetup"
I drove over to Melbourne on to speak to the group, hadn’t been over in a while. Quick notes: 8 attendees, not bad for a small group, and they always appreciate someone visiting Same location as before – Sonny’s BBQ. Appreciate the consistency, it’s easy to find/get to. If only the full parking lot was […]Read more "Notes From the Feb 7, 2019 Spacecoast Meetup"
Notes: We had 17 register and 8 attend our first lunch meetup of the year at Fuzzy’s Tacos Great venue. $10 for lunch, plenty of seating, and vegan options A couple of our attendees were from 30+ minutes away! I didn’t expect that for a “no training” lunch, but very pleased they joined us We […]Read more "Notes on our First SQLOrlando Lunch Meetup"
Last year (the first filing) I had my accountant do the filing for SQLOrlando, but this year I wanted to do it myself. Last week I tried and the site wasn’t available due to the government shutdown, so I tried again today and it was operational. First I had to set up an account. Enter […]Read more "SQLOrlando Tax Filing"