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Archives: October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #14 with Grant Fritchey

 

Sunday, October 31, 2010 is Halloween, and in the spirit of the holiday of ghosts, goblins, vampires, werewolves, witches and warlocks, I just couldn’t resist, to bring you a short Halloween poem to introduce our next SQLSaturday #59 Speaker:

It was a dark and stormy night, 

As all these… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 29 October 2010

SQLSaturday#59 Speaker Interview #13 – with Mark Kromer

SQLSaturday #59 Speaker Interview #13 – with Mark Kromer

Today, coming in from Philadelphia, PA, we are talking with Mark Kromer, who is Product Manager, Consultant and Technology Specialist at Microsoft.  Mark is an internationally recognized leader in the business intelligence and database communities, having authored articles and… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 28 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 - Speaker Interview Series # 12 with Ayad Shammout

 SQLSaturday #59 - Speaker Interview Series # 12 - with Ayad Shammout

Today, we bring you the immaculate interview.  If his sessions are as efficient and regimented as his answers, then indeed we can look forward to some well-organized and thoughtful presentations from certified expert, Ayad Shammout. Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 27 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview #11 with Steve Simon

SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview #11 with Steve Simon 

Queue the track.  I can’t help hearing the theme song from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, when I read Steve Simon’s interview below.  But I find his background extremely interesting on how he went from a geologist… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 26 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 Interview Speaker Series #10 - with Thomas LaRock

SQLSaturday #59  Interview Speaker Series #10 - with Thomas LaRock

 

Today, Monday, we pick up on our speaker interview series, with my interview with a RockStar.  No, it's not Rick Springfield, but he does come from Springfield, Massachusetts.  Let's welcome SQLRockstar, Thomas LaRock.

 

Thomas is a SQL Server MVP… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 25 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #9 with Scott Weinstein

 SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #9 – with Scott Weinstein

To round off the week, we bring you a short interview with our next speaker Scott Weinstein, who is scheduled to give us two distinct presentations, one morning session, and one later in the day. So, you will… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 22 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #8 with Aaron King.

      SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #8 – with Aaron King.

We interrupt this blog post to bring you the latest SQLSaturday#59 News Flash Update….This just in….Our SQLSaturday Event has just hit 400 registrants, with only 100 more to go to fill us to capacity!!  If… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 21 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 - Speaker Interview Series # 7 - with Hilary Cotter

 SQLSaturday #59 - Speaker Interview Series # 7 - with Hilary Cotter

He specializes in Microsoft Search solutions and high availability technologies like data mirroring, database replication, clustering, and log shipping. He literally wrote the book on SQL Server Replication. He too hails from New Jersey, (unlike yesterday’s Southern transplant… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 20 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 Speaker Interview Series #6 with Michael Coles

SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #6 with Michael Coles

Today is Tuesday.  And in honor of TSQL Tuesday, we’re bringing you the next in our line-up of SQLSaturday speakers, SQL MVP, Author and XML expert, Michael Coles - otherwise known in the blogosphere as Sergeant SQL. … Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 19 October 2010

SQLSaturday #59 - Speaker Interview #5 with Karen Lopez

 SQLSaturday #59 - Speaker Interview #5 with Karen Lopez, (aka datachick)

Let’s trek up North to the great city of Toronto, Canada, to catch up with datachick, Karen Lopez, who will be coming down to NYC to present with us on November 20,2010.  If you’re wondering… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 18 October 2010

SQLSaturday#59 Speaker Interview Series #4 – with Janakiraman Sattainathan

 SQLSaturday #59 Speaker Interview Series #4 – with Janakiraman Sattainathan

So far, we went Way out West, NYC local, we were waiting there in Allentown  ;-), and now were going down south to Charlotte, North Carolina, to speak with Janakiraman Sattainathan, as our speaker interview… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 15 October 2010

SQLSaturday#59 Speaker Interview Series - with Kevin S. Goff

 SQLSaturday #59 Speaker Interviews Series #3  - Kevin S. Goff

You can catch all the speaker interviews on this upcoming event, on the Pearlknows Blog, as well as the SQLSaturday#59 event home page.

I last spoke with SQLSaturday & SSC.com co-founder Steve Jones.

Today, we bring you… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 14 October 2010

SQLSaturday#59 Interview Series Continues...with Steve Jones

 SQLSaturday#59 Speaker Interview Series #2

Yesterday, on the PearlKnows Blog, I kicked off the SQLSaturday#59 Speaker Interview Series, with a bit of humorous entertainment (as least I hope so) , by interviewing myself, Robert Pearl, as I will be one of the speakers there.  We also… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 13 October 2010

SQLSaturday#59 - Interview with Robert Pearl (1st in series)

SQLSaturday#59 - Interview with Robert Pearl (1st in series) - Say what? 

As we get the countdown under way, I caught up with myself and agreed to be interviewed.  Please do continue to monitor this blog, as we will be bringing you more interviews with the Speakers of SQLSaturday#59!

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 12 October 2010

Press Release: SQLSaturday#59 Speaker Session Schedule Announced...

Source Event Home Page: http://www.sqlsaturday.com/59/eventhome.aspx

Written & Distributed by:  Robert Pearl

You may have heard that we’re planning an event in NYC, called SQLSaturday#59, on November 20, 2010 at Microsoft’s Headquarters.  The SQLSaturday#59 team has been hard at work procuring speakers, sponsors and sessions, so we can make… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 12 October 2010

Updates on SQLSaturday#59.....6 Weeks to go!

 I just wanted to update everyone on our event happening in NYC, November 20, 2010.  We have just six weeks to go, and all is going well!  We just completed our official speaker sessions schedule, and we will be announcing this here and on the site.  Please be patient! 

For… Read more

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Posted in Pearl Knows on 11 October 2010