Steve Hughes is a Principal Consultant at Magenic. His area of expertise is in data and business intelligence architecture on the Microsoft SQL Server platform. He was also the data architect for a SaaS company which delivered a transportation management solution for fleets across the United States. Steve has co-authored two books and delivered more than 30 presentations on SQL Server and data architecture over the past six years. He also provides insights from the field on his blog at http://dataonwheels.wordpress.com.
After a info filled keynote, on to the rest of the day. I decided to attend the Bare Metal Instructor Lab and work through a full installation of SQL Server 2012 for the next 3 days. However, I will likely switch to hands on labs of my choice for the rest week. The lab started [...]