Archives: November 2011
Great Content + Great Speakers = Awesome Event
All the evaluations have been tallied, its official SQLSaturday #97 was a hit! As a speaker I always like to know how well I did. As a competitor, I like to know how well I stacked up overall. SQLSaturday #97 had some… Read more
SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate 0, Time To Get Serious
With the release of RC0 Microsoft has signaled that the release of SQL Server 2012 is just around the corner. If you haven’t been experimenting with the CTP’s now is the time to get off your duff and start getting… Read more
Feed Me Seymour!
Welcome to your number one cost. Every budget I’ve looked at so far food is the top expense by a wide margin. There are very few rules that come down from PASS to your local event organizers, what you can charge is one of them. The only… Read more
Finding Your Venue
Sounds simple right?
It can be one of the most difficult things to do for something the size of a SQLSaturday with the budget you may, or may not, have.
If you can find a local education establishment to partner with is usually a good choice. Always… Read more
The Long Road
I am going to post this as a series covering, in detail, everything humanly possible about the logistics of SQLSaturday #97.
Fiddly bits. I cannot tell you how important it is to plan in minute and excruciating detail. If you don’t have a ton of experience in… Read more
Meme Monday, What #SQLFamily means to me personally.
Tom LaRock Is kicking of November with this particular meme. I’m not sure exactly how to put something like this into words. It is so much more than SQL Server. I’ve made friends in this community that are as close as any… Read more