I started out as a software developer back in 1996 in Denver, CO, doing Client/Server development in PowerBuilder. I am now a Data Architect, living in High Point, NC and I love what I do. I’ve worked with all versions of SQL Server since the infamous split from the Sybase code (a.k.a. version 4.21a). I’ve worn all the hats that come with dealing with SQL Server, developer to data architect and everything in between. Twitter handle: @SQLSwimmer

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SQLBits 2023

Super excited that I was selected to speak at SQLBits 2023. The conference is taking place 14-18 March 2023 in Wales. I have never been to Wales and am...

2023-01-06 (first published: )

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SQLBits is fast approaching, in fact, Training Days start 2 weeks from today, on March 8, 2022. I’ve attended SQLBits before, as well as other large conferences, but I...

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Data Weekender v3.1

I am super excited about this new version of Data Weekender, coming up on Saturday, May 15, 2021.  This will be the third time I have been selected to...

2021-05-08

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