Archives: January 2010
Brian Knight and the JSSUG team will be doing their third SQLSaturday this year on May 8, 2010, at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. All the details at www.sqlsaturday.com/38/eventhome.aspx.
One of our goals for oPASS in 2010 is to host 12 meetings instead of our usual 6. That doubles the pressure to find speakers of course, so we’re going to try to use Livemeeting to compensate and see what happens. We would still prefer to have all our speakers… Read more
|The Billion Dollar Game: Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Day In American Sport – Super Bowl Sunday
Another from the new book shelf at the library, The Billion Dollar Game by Allen St. John ($11 at Amazon) covers some of the history and then the prep work…
I’ll be heading to Tampa the afternoon of the 22nd for the speaker party, and then presenting Social and Not So Social Networking for the DBA at SQLSaturday #32 on the 23rd. Tampa is a great city to visit, the event is over in the Ybor City area. Looking for… Read more
For the past couple years I’ve been using Community Server for blogging, only because that’s the platform that’s been part of SQLServerCentral.com. It works, but it’s not fancy. The only other platform I’ve used is Blogger. It’s functional, easy to set up, let’s you use your own domain name, and… Read more
Now for my own!
One thing Bill omits is that for many… Read more
Posting goals online is great as long as you meet your goals, can be something less than great if you don’t. It’s all in the point of view that your next client/employer has, do they like someone that sets goals even if there is some risk, or do they see… Read more
I’ve been ‘on vacation’ for two weeks and it’s been nice to relax. I wasn’t able to unplug entirely, but did keep the work to a minimum. I checked email each day to delete junk and reply only if it seemed urgent, then closed Outlook and returned to vacation. Only… Read more
I’ve moved my blog to www.sqlandy.com and the first post of 2010 is up. It’s still very much a work in progress, but I’m looking forward to having more control over all things blog related. I’ll continue to monitor comments here for a while. Read more
I started blogging about 2-1/2 years ago on SQLServerCentral.com and at the time it was the logical place for hosting. Fast forward and I’ve been chafing under the limited capabilities available there for bloggers, not even able to adjust the look and feel. I’m at a point where moving is… Read more