I’ll be presenting SQL Server Performance for Developers to the members of the Orlando .Net User Group (ONETUG) on July 10th. It’s been forever since I made it downtown to see the group, looking forward to it and sharing some techniques for making SQL Server go fast. Registration appreciated if you’re planning to attend (and […]Read more "Speaking at ONETUG on July 10, 2014"
I’ll be presenting SQL Performance for Developers to the members of ONETUG on July 10, 2014. I’m going to hit all the basics of performance with a goal of showing the developer audience why things work they way they do. For example, I’ll explain why SELECT * is problematic and why database design matters – […]Read more "Presenting at ONETUG on July 10, 2014"
Just saw the official announcement MS TechEd will be in Orlando June 11-14, 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center. Here in Orlando that means we need to get busy with oPASS and ONETUG to see if we can engage some of the speakers that will be in town for the week – always seems […]Read more "TechEd Comes to Orlando in June 2012"
Email consumes a pretty significant chunk for me. Email for my day job, email for my blog, email from friend and family, email for learning and professional development, email with offers from various retailers I use here and there. It adds up. I use my phone a couple times a day to read and remove […]Read more "Email Pruning"
I get a fair amount of email in a week; stuff about work, stuff for oPASS, stuff for PASS, stuff for SQLSaturday, various newsletters (technical and other), and a few that fall into miscellaneous – a link to an interesting blog post, an invite to lunch, etc. Lately I’ve been trying to reduce the volume […]Read more "Reducing My Email Workload"