The Idera ACE program is something I’ve been involved with for over a year now. I’ll share a bit of the back story, and some thoughts on how the idea has grown and morphed since then. Back in late 2010 I had a couple conversations with David Fargo and Heather Sullivan from Idera, they had […]Read more "The Idera ACE Program, So Far"
The call for applications is open today, a chance for six lucky people to do more in the SQL community for a year. Idera will sponsor your travel to a few events in the US, invite you to do webcasts that often have 1000+ attendees, and work with you to raise your profile in the […]Read more "Apply to Be A 2012 Idera ACE!"
I started by journey to Birmingham by leaving work at 1130 and getting to the airport in time to have a quiet lunch with my wife before going through security. It’s a short flight to Birmingham, about 1.5 hours, uneventful. The plan was to meet up with Heather Sullivan from Idera about 3 pm and […]Read more "Notes from SQLSaturday #81"
Ran across this in my weekly browsing, Formufit sells furniture grade PVC. I think I’m not quite clear on the difference between that and regular PVC pipe yet, but what I do see in their catalog is a lot of nice pieces you won’t find at Lowes – a cap for mounting a caster to […]Read more "Furniture Grade PVC – What Will You Make?"
I’ve had this on my list to write about for a while, just didn’t have a great example until this week. It took me a while to learn, but a key lesson for me is that I’ve never had an idea that wasn’t made better by involving other people that wanted to make the idea […]Read more "Pride of Idea Ownership"