SQL Clone
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in

Adam answers your questions on YouTube


There are many outlet s to get information on this year’s SQL PASS board of directors candidates. Including :

SQLPASS Election Site at elections2011.sqlpass.org

You will find candidate profiles here, forums where the candidates are answering questions and fostering discussion as well as the timelines for the election and…

Read more

0 comments, 938 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 14 December 2011

Cool Windows 8 Blog

For those of you interested in cool new technology, you should definitely check out ?Building Windows 8? which is a blog from the team doing the building and development. Some cool things I liked included:


- building task manager to support 160 logical processors

- updating live tiles without… Read more

1 comments, 878 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 11 November 2011

SQL People PASS Board interview is online–Please Comment!

Hey folks,


Welcome back to the PASS election process. The process moves forward with all of us candidates awaiting our ranking from the nomination committee. The interview specifics are not published from the nomination committee but as usually Andy Leonard has given written interviews to all the board members… Read more

0 comments, 848 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 10 November 2011

PreCon–SQL Saturday Tampa

I recently had a great opportunity to present a preconference all day event in Tampa with the crew from the Tampa BI and SQL User Groups for SQL Saturday BI Edition in Tampa. We had a great time and covered some in depth SSAS, Power Pivot, Reporting Services, and Performance… Read more

0 comments, 714 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 9 November 2011

My Election Questions Mystery Machine

So last year in improved transparency move, the board and the nomination committee began posting the questions the noncom asked each individual running for the SQLPASS BOD. Then the questions and scores were published so the community could review them to help them make an informed decision for voting. Things… Read more

0 comments, 841 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 14 October 2011

SQL Saturday 89 in World Famous Orlando FL!

Wow, what an event. I had to run to Redmond right after this so I am sorry this post is getting out late, but I had to get it out! We had such a great time! Pragmatic Works had so many of our team at this event, it felt like… Read more

0 comments, 802 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 6 October 2011

Growing like a weed?


The other day, someone said to me ?You guys are growing like a weed? Now it was a competitor, so I?m assuming he meant the type of weed that will eventually choke them out and absorb the best of them and process the rest, but the metaphor was not… Read more

0 comments, 1,017 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 4 October 2011

BI’s pretty boy goes down!

It?s never easy to beat up on a friend. Sometimes they have it coming though!.

The Webinar smackdown is over. If you?re confused read my posts from the other day where I laid down the gauntlet! I am the victor! Enough said.


But I will say more. I was… Read more

0 comments, 766 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 3 October 2011

What do you want to see from your PASS board? Me?

Many of you know recently the PASS board announced that elections will be coming up for three seats on the board for the upcoming term. I believe that the board has come a long way thanks to the efforts of some key individuals. Even so, I believe we have more… Read more

0 comments, 2,584 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 30 September 2011

Join the Wolf Pack at PASS Summit 2011

Quick update for all of you!

Hey there everyone! We are going to have some awesome surprises, new software features and the hottest nerds at the event in our booth at PASS! Make sure to stop by and check us out. Come say hi, get a hug, see an awesome… Read more

0 comments, 1,535 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 30 September 2011

SQL Saturday 89 in HotLanta!

So I am really close to Atlanta geographically, but I?m never there. I?m going to change that after this SQL Saturday. I flew in the morning of, broke several well intentioned speed laws on my way to the event and got there in time to help our sales Engineer Brad… Read more

1 comments, 1,535 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 30 September 2011

BI Battle Royale–Adam beats up a Hippie

Weekday Lunch RAW!

Welcome to the Smack-down ladies and gentleman. I couldn?t believe it when Brian walked into my office the other day and threw down this challenge. He actually thinks he can use one of his tired old webinar topics and get more attendees to show up for his… Read more

1 comments, 1,764 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 31 August 2011

Ice Cubes and Top SQL Rally Speakers

That title may evoke thoughts of inappropriate SQL Karaoke or perhaps not but It is so nice to know I’m loved (or at least you like my sessions) I would not have believed this based on the caliber of folks at that event except I saw this In my email… Read more

0 comments, 843 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 18 June 2011

SSAS Maestro - Redmond Recap

Well today was the last day for a while I would be greeted by this sign:

It was a pretty exciting week. Taking over a 500 level program and pulling it together from existing materials in a short time is a daunting task. I was SO lucky and glad to… Read more

0 comments, 811 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 18 June 2011

SSAS Maestro–Redmond Day 2–Redux

Wow, what a day 2! This was our first day of lecture and it was a doozy. Stacia and I worked our way through advanced dimension concepts, partitioning and storage internals, processing tuning and EVEN ROLAP! Yes ROLAP! The class was great an asked so many good questions we got… Read more

0 comments, 852 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 14 June 2011

SSAS Maestro - Day 1 - Redux

Well it’s been an exciting couple of weeks leading up to this course. We have tweaked what we could in the short time between getting all the feedback from the previous course and this new one. I’m excited to be presenting with Stacia Misner and looking forward to all the… Read more

0 comments, 615 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 13 June 2011

Pragmatically Yours Day 2 – Our Team


One of the things I’m most proud of at our company is our team.You can see some of our team below taking down our booth at PASS this year.

I get asked a lot of the same questions so I thought it was time for some Pragmatic Mythbusters to dispel… Read more

0 comments, 685 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 11 February 2011

Pragmatically Yours - Day 1, Guidance

This next week I’m launching a series of posts centered around how you could be a part of the leading team in Microsoft BI.  Make sure to stay tuned for some really cool information about how we engage, what we’re proud of, and why we think your best move would…

Read more

0 comments, 609 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 10 February 2011

You really like me?

And a bunch of other people who are really talented. My Zero to Cube session won the Summit Spotlight track for the BI sessions at the upcoming SQL Rally. This means we get to debunk the myth that you have to be a Genius to use Analysis Services. How you…

Read more

0 comments, 741 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 8 February 2011

Book #2 - Dynasty in the making?

Ok so dynasty might be a bit strong, but check out this newest volume from the folks @ Pragmatic Works. We put all our sharePoint expeirnece to work to help get you up the learning curve quickly. So hurry and preorder at amazon.com. I co-authored this book with Devin Knight,…

Read more

0 comments, 612 reads

Posted in Adam Jorgensen on 8 February 2011

Older posts