I’ve grown up reading Tom Clancy and probably most of you have at least seen Red October, so this book caught my eye when browsing used books for a recent trip. It’s a fairly human look at what’s involved in sailing on a Trident missile submarine…
Sometimes, even if I’m not attending, some SQLSaturdays stand out to me, and catch my interest. I guess it’s a hobby – follow it for sport. So, here is a preview of #sqlsat77
Tomorrow, in sunny Pensacola, Florida, Saturday, June 4, 2011, Karla Landrum, (Blog|Twitter), Leader at Pensacola SQL Server Users Group (PSSUG), has organized, and put together a fantastic lineup of speakers and sponsors, that is sure to educate as well as entertain. I suspect that the energy and enjoyment level will go off the charts!
I wanted to give a quick preview for those fortunate enough to be attending, and promise you will not be disappointed. SQLSaturday #77, will be a great one! This is its
First off, this will be an especially sweet SQLSaturday for Karla, as she was recently appointed as a full time board member for the Professional Association for SQL Server(PASS)! She’ll be involved with Chapters, Regional Mentors, and SQL Saturdays. As a very active member of the SQL Server community, she has been organizing multiple SQLSaturdays and similar events for a while now. She calls herself the Community Pollinator, spreading the SQL Server way, everywhere. So this event should put her over the top.
A few notables will be presenting, such as (in no particular order) SQLSaturday co-founder Steve Jones (Blog|Twitter), Bill Pearson (Twitter), Kevin Boles, Aaron Nelson (Blog|Twitter), Ted Krueger (Blog|Twitter), Rodney Landrum (Blog), Thomas LeBlanc (Blog|Twitter), Wayne Sheffield (Twitter), and more! (Apologize for those who fall under “and more”:-O.) I always do this to myself, so see the schedule for a full list of speakers and their session).
One other quite intriguing session, which is sure to be jam-packed, just by the title alone, Pulp SQL! Better bring your bullet-proof vests. A takeoff on the Pulp Fiction movie, here’s a brief description of
I hear the theme music in my head, and the SQL Sermons:.
And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers” – Jules from Pulp Fiction Have mercy!
The official SQL Saturday #77 blurb
Enjoy, and you can follow it on Twitter with hashtag #sqlsat77!