Archives: May 2007
Our next meeting will be on Thursday, June 7th, at
6:30 PM. Training Concepts will once again be our gracious host. I'll be
speaking on the following:
Title: Making the SQL Server
Security Model Work for You
SQL Server has a very robust security model with
I'll be doing a spotlight session called 'Transactional Replication for Beginners' this year. I've been speaking at the Summit since 2000 and have always tried to present a topic that would appeal to the beginner to intermediate users - part of my quest to improve the SQL world!
Here we are starting to see information on Katmai and I'm just getting around to an article comparing SQL 2005 and 2000. I had someone post a question a month or so ago and I couldn't find a good answer. So I created one.
As I was going through it,…
I've spent my spare time the last few weekends helping a non-profit called Fast Forward
here in the Columbia, SC area. I don't post this here to blow my own horn but rather to point out the need many non-profit organizations have for quality IT support. Most non-profits operate on…
I was at DevTeach/SQLTeach in Montreal last week. The conference was very well run and the organizers did a great job. I gave two presentations, one of which was "T-SQL for Beginners".
During the presentation, a member of the audience asked me a question that I never really thought about… Read more
It's been an interestng week here at the Microsoft BI Conference in Seattle and a first for me happened this morning. I was going over to the Steve Ballmer keynote and I got told "press" wasn't allowed in the session. So a young lady picked me out of the stream…
I know writing and working on SQL Server is hard. It's a huge project and just managing that is hard. Andy and I argue about this all the time when we find things wrong. My feeling is that once a single person can't keep the entire project organized themselves, it…
meeting will be on Thursday, May
3rd, at 6:30 PM. Training Concepts will once again be our
gracious host. Our speaker will be Sean McLean of
DBA24Hrs (http://www.dba24hrs.net/). His presentation is:
DBLaunch/SQLNitro - Deployment/Management/Compression
tools designed with you in
Despite being without power for a few days, a hectic scramble at work to get things done, and kids off from school, I managed to take and pass the 70-431 exam last Friday. I had the book from Jordan and whoever (Sybex) that covered the exam and I spent a…