Ed

Ed Leighton-Dick is a SQL Server performance and architecture expert and Founder/Principal Consultant of Kingfisher Technologies, a consultancy focused on SQL Server performance, architecture, and security. He is a frequent volunteer with PASS, including roles as regional mentor, chapter leader of I-380 PASS SQL Server User Group, and organizer of SQL Saturday Iowa City. He can often be found teaching sessions at local, regional, and national events, including user groups, SQL Saturday events, and Iowa Code Camp. Ed can be reached through his blog, edleightondick.com, and on Twitter at @eleightondick.

MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they...

2018-07-10

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MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they feel have made a significant difference in their development...

2018-07-10

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10 Years Young

It was early in 2009 – I don’t remember the date exactly. A group of us had gotten together after the...

2018-06-12

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10 Years Young

It was early in 2009 – I don’t remember the date exactly. A group of us had gotten together after the previous year’s PASS Summit and started I-380 PASS,...

2018-06-12

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Giving back [T-SQL Tuesday #102]

This post is part of the May 2018 T-SQL Tuesday blog challenge, “Giving Back“, from Riley Major. It’s been quite a while since I’ve participated in a T-SQL Tuesday....

2018-05-08

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