On my recent trip to SQLBits with subsequent visits to Dublin,
Cologne, and Malmo (southern Sweden), I enjoyed a chance to meet several
SQL Server MVPs, including Peter Larsson and Thomas Ivarsson.
Among them, I enjoyed Johan Ahlen's article on Pulling real-time data from Twitter using StreamInsight. You can Find Johan's blog here. I also enjoyed several other conversations, such as the one I had with Feodor Georgiev (blog). I particularly enjoyed Feodor's guest post on SQLAuthority.com about waits in the round-trip loop from client to server back to client available HERE.
There's a rumor going around (wink, wink - nudge, nudge) that the
Scandinavians will be holding a SQLRally in the fall. I look forward to
get back soon, but I'm hoping against hope that it's still warm in