Today, October 16, 2013: PASS DAY2
PASS Summit Day 1……complete……..Great learning, check! Awesome sessions and nuclear networking! You can read my first entry on Summit Highlights, Questions & Answers. I also posted some helpful hints, resources, and links for PASS Summit First-Timers.
The fun continues Day… Read more
So, is this your first time attending PASS Summit? Confused, shy, overwhelmed, and don’t know what to do first? Or second or third, for that matter? Well, you are not alone, and as of PASS Summit 2013, it’s not their first time getting you familiar with the… Read more
Today, October 15, 2013: PASS SUMMIT DAY1
It’s October, and it’s PASS SQL Summit time, 2013! PASS Summit is the world's largest, most-focused, and most-intensive conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals. Organized by and for SQL Server and BI users, PASS Summit delivers the most technical sessions,… Read more
Where does he get all those wonderful toys? In the line made famous by Jack Nicholson’s Joker in the original Batman movie (c1989), the question may finally be answered! He must have been hitting the SQLSaturday circuit, and other wonderful SQL conferences. Will Batman show… Read more
Warning, this is just a non-technical anecdotal blog of a silly time-warp incident that happened to me yesterday. Thought it was kind of funny, so wanted to share.
Did this ever happen to you? No, the title isn’t a mistake; it’s a parody on the title of… Read more
Mount Olympus: Stratosphere: It was inevitable that two innovative technologies would merge to create a world of potential in the way we live, work, play, and do business. I read an interesting article this morning on SmallBizTechnology.com, and wanted to share, and maybe inspire many of you to… Read more
Next Meeting: Tue, Sep 17 2013
Take note, the New Jersey SQL Server User Group, led by John Dempsey, will be hosting its next meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. If you are a local or in town, be sure to register and attend! If… Read more
And so, the countdown begins for the super spectacular, extraordinarily exceptional, amazingly awesome, fabulously fantastic confab that is known as SQLSaturday #235 in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Yes, it’s almost time for folks across the nation to descend once again on the Big Apple for a day filled with… Read more
Last time, in Part I of my page-split mini-series, we began speaking about page splits, defining what they are, how they occur, and which counter we can use to track them.
This time we will talk a little about how they show up as a resource wait, and how we… Read more
TODAY, JULY 25: the NYC SQL Server User Group is honored to have a visiting SQL Server MVP all the way from Israel. They will be meeting Thursday evening on the 25th at 6:00 PM at the Microsoft Offices on the 6th floor of 1290 6th Avenue. There will be… Read more
Just a quick word on some local events coming your way in the New Jersey area!
TOMORROW - The NJSQL user group presents Martin Schoombee. No, this is not a biblical meeting about Moses, but Martin brings us The 10 Commandments of ETL. There were originally 15, but the… Read more
So, it’s Tuesday and its that time again for T-SQL Tuesday. We’re at the 44th entry which means it’s been about 3.7 years since this blog party began, by SQL MVP extraordinaire, Adam Machanic (@AdamMachanic| Blog). I guess us SQL People can’t stop… Read more
Page splits are a normal occurring process in an OLTP system. However, too many page splits can cause performance issues that will slow down your system. From my recent adventures in the field, I want to share some of my research and tips that can hopefully help you with your… Read more
Today, going on all day, is the Summer Performance Palooza 2013, hosted by the PASS Performance Virtual Chapter. It is a virtual parade of SQL Server webinars and super speakers delivering terrific tele-training into your living room, or whereever you are. Check out the link for on-going… Read more
This month, Thursday, June 27, 2013, the NYC SQL User Group be doing something a little different. Instead of a technical presentation, we’ll be learning about some very important non-technical skills needed for database professionals to advance their careers. We’ll be meeting on Thursday June 27th at 6:00 PM at our… Read more
SQLSaturday 200 is already looking further away in the rear view mirror, but it was a great event!
The… Read more
With less than two weeks to go until SQLSaturday#200 at 45 Liberty Blvd., Suite 210 Malvern, PA 19355, Malvern, PA, 19355 they're still trying to get the news out to as many people as possible. (June 1, 2013) So, please let all your friends and colleagues that might be interested… Read more
This month’s rendition of T-SQL Tuesday - #42, is hosted by SQL MVP, Wendy Pastrick (blog|twitter) , who maintains her blog about Life, The Universe and SQLServer. The WendyVerse blog is a collection of her musings on “anything that comes to mind today”… Read more