Archives: April 2008
I've never been much of a mentor to people, partially not having the chance, partially focusing too much on myself, and partially, well, I haven't thought aobut it enough.
However I've had some discussions with Andy Warren lately about mentoring and I always find them interesting and intriguing. He's actively… Read more
I hate to say it, but I can't say anything. At least not yet until I confirm some things are not under NDA.
However it was a great week, I met some very smart people, and had a good time. Lots of things in the works for both SQL Server… Read more
Yesterday was an interesting day up at Microsoft. The SQL Server track is split into two sessions, with 2 assigned rooms, and luckily for me, all of the sessions I wanted to attend were in one room, so I never had to move. I liked that, though I was regretting… Read more
It was announced yesterday that Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2005 is coming! I've been trying to get people to vote and participate in the Connect item and it appears that everyone's efforts got noticed at Microsoft and they are starting to realize that having a servicing model is… Read more
I am actually stunned. I knew that more bandwidth makes a difference, but having way more bandwidth is truly amazing.
My daily upload routine, which actually ends up being anywhere from twice to 5 times a week for video, is to start uploading one video while I render another one.… Read more
Actually it wasn't really an official day. I came to Seattle a day early to see the Mariner's play and went to the game with Kalen Delaney and her husband, Peter Ward, and Jeff Wharton from Australia. We had a good time and chatted a bit about SQL, but mostly… Read more
Ok, I'm a bit of an ID10T at times.
I've talked about this for months, especially trying to push SP3 for SQL Server 2005, but when the date came I missed it. I could blame it on a busy life and a wife that's been gone 7 of the last… Read more