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Thank You Andy!

I remember going into Andy Leonard’s session at PASS Summit in Denver. I’m not going to lie, it was kind of sparsely attended, so I got to sit up...


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Thank You Tim!

Ah, Tim Ford. I remember the time we were sitting at Ruth Kriss Steakhouse trying to figure out which of the two of us was the dumbest person in...

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Thank You Wendy!

I honestly don’t know when or how I met Wendy Pastrick, but I’m so happy I did. Wendy and I have been friends for a very long time. Thank...


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Redgate Software has a policy wherein every 5 years, employees receive a 6-week paid sabbatical. Well, I’m up to year 11 (I skipped a year my first time), so...


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Thank You Kevin!

I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb to call Kevin Kline a friend. I’m extremely humbled and honored that I can say that. Kevin is...


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Daily Coping 9 Aug 2022


I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to...

Visiting with DBAs at midnight : T-SQL Tuesday #153


🎶🎵 Memories, not being alone in the moonlight 🎵🎶 Kevin Kline (blog|twitter) is our...

Working with Neo4j Imports–I HATE CASE SENSITIVITY


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