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Archives: May 2011

SQLRally 2011 Women in Technology Luncheon

On May 12, during the first-ever SQLRally , we held the first-ever SQLRally Women in Technology luncheon!  I moderated, and our esteemed panel was made up of

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 26 May 2011


If you’re already a MidnightDBA Groupie, then you’ve probably already heard about my fabulous inspiration: a new SQL community podcast!  Now it’s time to get this started.

The Midnight Association for SQL Server-cast (MASScast for short) will be a weekly podcast featuring community news, event reviews, tech tips and… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 23 May 2011

Busy is as Busy Does

I am, as they say, one busy little bee.

I just got back from SQLRally last week (here are my SQLRally notes and videos), I have another webshow tonight, I’m starting up a new community podcasting project (see tonight’s show at 11pm CST for the announcement!), and I… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 20 May 2011

DBA Brush-Up

I have a session I like to give called “Forgotton T-SQL”, or sometimes “T-SQL Brush-Up”.  The idea is that there’s a ton to know about T-SQL, and sometimes you miss out on or forget some of the cooler bits.  It’s a review.

I’ve really been feeling lately like I’ve fallen… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 17 May 2011

PASS Summit Cometh, and That Right Soon

Look at the cute bunny. Now go vote for me.

I can see October from here, and it’s coming at about 137mph (that’s 220.47kph for you nonAmericans).

This year’s PASS Summit 2011 starts on October 11, and this year they’re asking you to vote for preferred sessions. I really… Read more

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Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 10 May 2011