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Father, husband and database professional specializing in everything SQL Server. I have been working with SQL Server since 6.5 and have loved to see the progression of the product. I am an avid PASS volunteer, speaker and chapter leader since 2001. I was the chapter leader for the Triad SQL Server User Group in Winston-Salem, NC off and on for many years.

SQL Saturday #285 Atlanta

It’s been a couple of months since my last SQLSaturday and it’s time! Atlanta is my third SQL Saturday that I’ll be speaking at this year. I’m hoping to convince a couple of my coworkers to join me up there.
As always, I’m looking forward to networking with SQL Server… Read more

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Posted in SQLMiguel on 15 February 2014

SQL Saturday #273 Tampa

The year of SQL Saturdays!

Tampa is the second SQL Saturday that I’ll be speaking at this year. For the past several years of my life I have been busy with life. Graduate school completed (check). My beautiful daughter Ava was born (check).

Major move across 3 state lines to… Read more

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Posted in SQLMiguel on 4 February 2014

Database Project Versioning

SSDT 2010, 2012 with TFS integration brought about a couple of different options when you are looking to version your database projects. Before deciding on how you should version your projects, you first have to ask what you are trying to accomplish through versioning. Is this simply an audit trail,… Read more

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Posted in SQLMiguel on 30 January 2014

Removing VS2012 ALL CAPS Menu Items

So by now this is no longer a new issue and not too difficult to find a fix for. However, when looking for a fix I happened to find several solutions out there and thought I would consolidate some of my findings here.

1) VSCommands for Visual Studio 2012 ( Read more

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Posted in SQLMiguel on 16 January 2014

SQLSaturday #272 Nashville

SQLSaturday #272 Nashville here I come! Looking forward to having an opportunity to speak and network in Nashville. I am absolutely humbled to be selected to speak amongst the caliber of talent that will be there. I will be presenting on database development “Database Development Comes out of the Dark… Read more

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Posted in SQLMiguel on 11 January 2014