Archives: January 2011
Congratulations to the winners in the Professional Development Track Vote for PASS SQLRally. You can see the winners at http://www.sqlpass.org/sqlrally/2011/Agenda/Sessions/SessionsProfessionalDevelopment.aspx.
Now the voting is open for the Database & Application Development Track. The various links you need are:
January’s OPASS meeting will be held this Thursday, January 20th at 6pm. We will be meeting at the Hampton Inn, 850 Village Oak Lane, Lake Mary.
We’ll have… Read more
I’ll be speaking at SQLSaturday #62 – Tampa this Saturday, January 15th. I’ll be presenting:
Why I Use Stored Procedures
With the proliferation of ORM tools like Entity Framework, nHibernate, and Linq to SQL, many projects have decided that stored procedures are not needed and slow down development. While these…
I recently had a friend contact me recently to ask for some help with TSQL. The basic issue is that he had 2 tables. Table 1 has numeric key values which are contained within a character column in Table 2 which is also in another database on the same server. … Read more
In our original plan for PASS SQLRally we had set this week as the week to start voting for sessions. Unfortunately we are having to push back the voting for 1 week. The original schedule was:
- Professional Development: Jan 4-9
- Database & Application Development: Jan 10-16
- Enterprise Database…
I was “inspired” to write this post after I read some comments on my last post, Reviewing My 2010 Goals, and I read Brent Ozar’s post, Goals? Where we’re going, we don’t need goals., especially the first 2 sentences of his summary:
Looking up at this list,…