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Archives: July 2010

Sharing Remote Desktop Sessions

I work for a very large company where divisions are spread out literally all over the world. There are many times where I have to confer with someone else remotely in order to get something done or figure out an issue. When working on a server we all know and… Read more

3 comments, 236 reads

Posted in SQL Chicken on 28 July 2010

Presenting at SQLSaturday #40 – South Florida

I'M ON A BOAT!

This is just a quick note to say that I’ll be in South Florida this weekend presenting at SQLSaturday #40. This weekend and the following week are particularly awesome for a few reasons:

  1. My birthday is Friday!
  2. Look at this lineup, it’s PACKED with #awesomesauce

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0 comments, 142 reads

Posted in SQL Chicken on 27 July 2010

Tour de Career: Team Roles

In cycling each team is made up of nine riders. Each rider on a team can have a different specialization. A careful balance of skill sets on a team can determine if a team will stand triumphant on a champion’s podium at the end of the day or simply fade… Read more

1 comments, 294 reads

Posted in SQL Chicken on 26 July 2010

Tour de Career: Prologue

Tour de Career

It’s July and for some that means baseball and bar-b-ques. For me it means my birthday and Tour de France time. For those living in a cave, the Tour de France is the most prestigious professional bike race in the world lasting three weeks. Riders race all… Read more

2 comments, 212 reads

Posted in SQL Chicken on 16 July 2010

T-SQL Tuesday #008: Gettin’ Schooled

Here we go again with another round of T-SQL Tuesday fun this time brought to you by recent SQL Certified Master (MCM), SQL University professor, and my brother from another mother Robert Davis (Blog | Twitter).

This month’s topic is actually a series of really good questions:

We…

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2 comments, 221 reads

Posted in SQL Chicken on 13 July 2010

Exceptional DBA of the Year 2010 Finalist!

This post is a tad overdue as the public announcement was a few weeks back but it’s been a topsy-turvy last few months for me. Anyhow this is just a quick post letting you know how absolutely honored and excited I am to be among the finalists for Redgate’s Exceptional… Read more

0 comments, 198 reads

Posted in SQL Chicken on 12 July 2010