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I'm Andy Warren, currently a SQL Server trainer with End to End Training. Over the past few years I've been a developer, DBA, and IT Director. I was one of the original founders of SQLServerCentral.com and helped grow that community from zero to about 300k members before deciding to move on to other ventures.

Archives: October 2012

More Thoughts on the Mac Air

I’ve been living with my Mac Air for a few weeks now, thought I’d share some quick thoughts:

  • I miss the backspace key/behavior. Air only has the delete key.
  • I miss the right click button.
  • And I miss the home/end keys.
  • Two finger scrolling is natural, I find myself trying…

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Posted in SQLAndy on 24 October 2012

PASS Election Results Posted

Congratulations to Wendy Pastrick, James Rowland-Jones, and Sri Sridharan on winning a two year term on the PASS Board of Directors. It was an amazingly close race, read the full results here.  The remaining two candidates, Allen Kinsel and Kendal Van Dyke, will be leaving the Board at the… Read more

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Posted in SQLAndy on 17 October 2012

Reminder to Register for the Monday Night Networking Party

We just crossed the 100 mark for registrants for our Monday Night Networking Party and still room for more. If you’re in going to be in Seattle Monday why not have a low key dinner with some new people that enjoy SQL as much as you do? Hope to see… Read more

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Posted in SQLAndy on 9 October 2012

MVP Status: Renewed

I was just answering an email and realized I’m behind on posting on a few topics, one of them the notification last week that I was renewed as a SQL Server MVP for another year. Always nice to be recognized, nice to have something for the resume, and of course… Read more

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Posted in SQLAndy on 8 October 2012

Give Camp Orlando on Oct 26-28, 2012

My friend Richard Salogub is heading up this years Give Camp Orlando, an effort to link developers and IT professionals with non-profits that need some IT assistance – most often web sites and content management, but they try to help wherever they can. I won’t be a volunteer this… Read more

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Posted in SQLAndy on 8 October 2012