Archives: November 2010
SQLSaturday#59 – Waits & Queues Presentation
At SQLSaturday#59 in NYC, my session was about Waits & Queues. I presented a topic I thought was sure to be known by the audience, and that the material would just be an introduction and reinforcement of some of the concepts of this performance… Read more
As I was doing a little research this evening for a client, I hit the SQLMag site for the latest updates. And, lo and behold, the results of the 2010 SQL Server Magazine's Community Choice Awards are IN! SQLCentric, the already award-winning monitoring and alert system, has won the SILVER medal… Read more
SQLSaturday#59 went off without a hitch! It was one awesome fun-filled day with our great speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and hundreds of attendees!
First of all, the weather in NYC could not be better. It was a pretty good crowd for a Saturday. The regular crowd shuffled in. :-) Folks were literally… Read more
SQLSaturday#59 Special Interview with Melissa Demcsak, aka SQLDiva
Only two days left until our super SQLSaturday#59 event. Hope all is well with our speakers, sponsors, volunteers and attendees! I wish everyone coming in from out of town a safe trip (by air or by road), and look… Read more
SQLSaturday#59 is only a mere 3-days away! Today, I am bringing you a sponsor profile for our participating vendors, who in turn are responsible for bringing the event to fruition! Because of our awesome sponsorships, we will have breakfast, lunch, snacks, SWAG, terrific prizes and giveaways! They… Read more
SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview Series #18 – with Matt Van Horn
Notes from the SQLSat#59 Team: SQLSaturday#59 is just 5 days away and will take place at Microsoft Offices Midtown Manhattan, 1290 Avenue of the Americas (6th Floor), New York, NY. Attendees should plan to… Read more
Ladies and Gentlemen, SQL Server 2011, aka Denali, CTP 1 is now available as public download :
Although, I'm not attending PASS this year, I have been keeping my ear close to the ground of the SQL Server Community.
Microsoft has long ago started on project named Denali,… Read more
No speaker interview today, (didn't have time to format it today), just some reflection on the Speaker Interview Series, thus far.
SQLSaturday #59: Speaker Interview Series #17 with Bill Pearson
Today, we pick up the series, with another worldly well-rounded individual, by the name of William E. Pearson, III (we'll just call him Bill :-). He started out in the Navy, earned and practiced as a CPA, and then merged… Read more
SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview #16 with DW Expert, Chuck Kelley
Working on a large DW project, I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Chuck Kelley, at a mutual client. We pulled out all stops looking for the right person with the experience to lead… Read more
SQLSaturday #59 – Speaker Interview #15 with Joseph D’Antoni
Let’s kick off this Tuesday, maestro please, with a little violin music, some good food, cocktails and a fine bottle of wine. You’d never know we’re talking with Speaker, DBA Engineer & SQL Expert Joseph D’Antoni, who will be… Read more
Well, the event is now less than 3 weeks away (better finish my presentation :-) and there are 450+ attendees registered so far. We have an awesome line-up of 25+ sessions and a volunteer team working hard to finish up on the final details. Please see the… Read more