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As PASS Summit approaches this week, I’m re-reviewing my evaluations from SQL Saturday Boston and I’d like to give feedback about feedback.
Why Feedback? Both speakers and event organizers depend...


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Summit 2023 Is Nearly Here!

All week, my phone has been reminding me (via photo memories) of the amazing experience I had at PASS Summit 2017. This can mean only one thing - PASS...

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SQL Saturday Boston 2023 Recap

First Things First Thank you to everyone who attended my session “Answering the Automator’s Call with Automation.” My slide deck and demo code are now available on my Github.....

2023-10-16 (first published: )

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Seeking Home Network Happiness

TL;DR: My home firewall/router is slow, please help me pick out a new one.
After replacing my firewall/router/WiFi access point one too many times, I’m ready to get off the...


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PASS Data Community Summit 2022

As I write this, it’s the weekeend before PASS Data Community Summit 2022 and depending upon when I finish, it’ll post either shortly before SQL Saturday Oregon, or in...


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