Patrick

Patrick Keisler is a Senior CSA - Engineering for Microsoft with over 20 years of SQL Server experience working in various fields such as financial, healthcare, and government. You can follow him on Twitter or listen to him speak at various SQL Saturdays and user group meetings.

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PASS is Gone

On January 15, 2021, PASS will cease to exist. https://www.pass.org/PASS-Blog/ArticleID/888/ArtMID/99177/preview/true I cannot tell you how much this disappoints me. PASS has been around for my entire database career, and...

2020-12-29

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Daily Coping 31 Jan 2023

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