Archives: January 2013
I am pleased to announce that I am speaking at VMware’s Partner Exchange for their CI1464 – Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server with VMware Boot Camp. I am thrilled to be speaking with Jeff Szastak and David Gallant from VMware. If you are a VMware Partner, attend and receive… Read more
At the House of Brick Solutions Architect blog, I have a new post up on the path to full SQL Server certification 2012, as well as some tricks that could help you earn more certifications while saving money. Check it out!
Yesterday I was featured as a guest on the VMware.com vFabric blog to introduce a whitepaper that I authored on using VMware vFabric Data Director to help curb Shadow IT in the enterprise. I have been a part of the Data Director project since before it could handle SQL Server… Read more
Recently, one of my favorite customers asked me some very thought-provoking questions about using database partitioning to move transactional data around. Their current process undergoes a pretty large delete operation nightly, and they want to improve the speed and efficiency of the processes. So, being a tad rusty on partitioning, I whipped… Read more
Paul Grevink has released a great study guide for the VMware VCAP5-DCA exam. It’s available here! I’ll be using it for the prep for my attempt at this certification in a few months!
What a wild year this has been. There have been ups and downs, but the ups have been incredible. To call it busy is an understatement. I traveled over 125 days this year for my role as Solutions Architect for House of Brick, worked on some really rewarding projects… Read more