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The South African SQL Server Usergroup is Back


The South African SQL Server Usergroup is Back

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I saw the title of this one and immediately thought "Hmmm... I'll just bet Gail is at the heart of this announcement."

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Well, someone had to do it. The usergroup's been dead for over a year. Now I actually have some time to do stuff like this.

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Have the time? Heh, what did you do? Make a clone? Smile

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur. -- Red Adair

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Quit the 8-5 job and started consulting.

I have hectic days where I work to midnight and I have mostly free days. It's awesome.

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Good going, Gail! I hope it takes off!

I'm surprised that they don't have a "tips on starting a SSUG" at PASS in the Professional Development track. I'd kind of like to start one for my area, but time is REALLY tight right now.

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Good luck and while I don't think I'll be a guest speaker, I'll see if we can point people your way.

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Hi Gail,

This is wonderful. I am glad you started this and I will definitely try my best to be there.

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Hi Gail

I am a South African dev dba in Austin Texas !
You go girl !

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Good Luck, Gail! I wish there was a User Group in Cape Town as well.

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