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Archives: October 2009

My PASS Summit 2009 Schedule

Hooray! The PASS Summit is upon us (finally)! Here's what my plans look like for next week:

My week starts with the cross country flight from Orlando to Seattle-Tacoma International, arriving at 1:30 PM (Want to split the fare for a ride into town? Drop a comment, send me… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 29 October 2009

SQL Saturday #21 (Orlando) Presentation Downloads

Here are the slide decks and code samples from my sessions at SQL Saturday #21 Orlando on 10\17. I've also cross posted these over on the SQL Saturday #21 event site.

Download: Performance Tuning With DMVs
Download: Configuring SQL Access for the Web Developer & Admin

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 26 October 2009

SQL Saturday #21 (Orlando) Recap

Saturday, 10\17, marked the third year for SQL Saturday here in Orlando and each year it gets bigger and better. With 56(!) sessions across 9 tracks and some big name speakers there was plenty of SQL goodness for everyone who came out for the day.

Pre-Event Happenings
Although the main… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 26 October 2009

Off-Hours Work: A Guide For Non-Managers

In my last post I talked about how I think managers should approach off-hours work with their teams. It's a two way street, however, so today I'll share my thoughts on how non-managers (i.e. the rest of us!) should handle the situation.

Understand what's expected of you
Imagine you've been… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 15 October 2009