Quick notes: About a dozen people attended, attributed to the combination of having the meeting on a different than usual night mainly, but possibly also to a topic (credit card security) not as compelling as some I delivered two presentations (usually the first one is a video from the Summit) and it was fun to […]
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I’m back at MagicPASS tonight, delivering two presentations – one about credit card security using SQL Server and one about learning plans, both are topics I’m enthusiastic about. It’s a great venue, if you’re in the area hope you can make it.
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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 – […]
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I’m looking forward to returning to Jacksonville after missing a year (or two?) to speak at SQLSaturday #298. I’m driving up with my family this afternoon to beat traffic and go to the volunteer dinner, then I’ll be at the event all day tomorrow. If you’re in/near Jacksonville I hope you’ll attend (and say hello […]
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If you’re wondering who the mystery speaker is – it’s me! I’ll be doing two presentations at Magic Pass on May 28, one about credit card security and one about learning plans. All the details at http://magicpass.sqlpass.org/ (or soon will be anyway). If you’re in the Orlando area I hope you’ll attend.
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I’ve committed to presenting but haven’t decided on the presentation yet. It will probably be a remote presentation because it’s a bit of a drive from my home to Clearwater, but then again I like Clearwater Beach so it might turn into a mid week mini vacation trip. We’ll see.
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I’m presenting tonight at oPASS, two presentations worth! If you’re in Orlando I hope you’ll attend, details at http://orlando.sqlpass.org/.
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If my blog history is correct the last time I presented at oPASS was January 2012 – that seems like a long time ago! I’ll be back at oPASS in April doing two presentations (to make up for missing 2013!): Building A Learning Plan What should you learn next? How do you decide which topic […]
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Nice to have a SQL track! Looked like it averaged 20-25 attendance per session. Ran smooth, thanks to Esteban Garcia and the volunteers from ONETUG Had a couple great conversations about PCI and security after my presentation Ran into quite a few people I know on the code side, reminds me I need to crossover […]
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Got the email confirmation yesterday that I’m on the schedule – looking forward to being back in Jacksonville.
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