Archives: February 2011
We at MidnightDBA sure do love a blog party, and what’s better than a blog party about love? I invited the internetz to show some love:
Assignment: Write a blog that tells us about a company (or more than one) that you think is doing the right thing.
You can… Read more
The Spring 24Hours of PASS: Celebrating Women in Technology will be broadcast live on the intertubez on March 15 and 16 starting at 12:00 GMT (UTC) each day! I and 23 of my awesome techie womenfolk will dazzle your SQL sesnses with two days of Business Intelligence, DBA,… Read more
Last week I asked you: What Tech Companies Are Doing it Right?
Which SQL (or SQL-adjacent) tech companies are doing right, either by product, by promotions, or by people?
I threw together a poll and kept to my very persnickity rules:
- SQL and SQL adjacent companies could mean practically anything.
Tim Ford, SQL MVP and all around Good Guy, has been having a really hard time so far in 2011. We knew his kid had been sick, but Tim just blogged abotu the whole saga. I have boys of my own, and I get sick thinking about the heartache… Read more
Last week, I asked the Twitter hive-mind about its favorite tech companies: “Which SQL (or SQL-adjacent) tech companies are doing right, either by product, by promotions, or by people?”
And then I put up a poll about the same thing.
I’m not gonna lie to you, Marge…I haven’t exactly been keeping up with the RTFM365. And when I have read, I haven’t noted down what I read. As it turns out, it’s really, really hard to do something every single day for a year. Or even, say, for two months,… Read more
Dallas’ first SQL Saturday ”was full of nothing but smooth, rich #awesomesauce.” And we had Italian gelato.
Dallas’ second SQL Saturday (BI edition) ”had over 200 attendees, very near the venue’s capacity.” The venue was the Microsoft campus.
Dallas is two for two, pure #WIN on SQL Saturdays, and you… Read more