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Wow, so far in this series, I have interviewed some very good friends, and some truly excellent writers (and usually both), but today, following on the heels of Jason Strate, we are going to hit someone whose name is synonymous with community, a person who really needs no introduction. According to Bing, Kevin Kline (@kekline) is the most ...
I'm doing two new webcasts next week on Wednesday, December 19th, one in the morning and the other after lunch.
SSDs are a Game Changer for SQL Server Storage
No, session is not exclusively about SSDs. But this is my first session on IO and storage tuning that emphasizes SSDs over hard disks. As Bob Dylan said ''Times, they ...
I had the honor of traveling the great state of Colorado last week, speaking at the PASS chapters in Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Denver. At all three events, we had a stellar attendance and, at least in Denver, broke all the records in recent memory both in terms of overall attendance and in first-timers. ...
I'm speaking tonight on Top 10 Mistakes DBAs Make at the
Atlanta SQL Server User Group meeting in Alpharetta, GA. You can find
all of the details here.The Best Dang Design Book for SQL Server
Professionals - EVER!I thought I'd liven
things up a bit with a little contest. The rules are simple:
If you don't follow me on ...
Join me tomorrow for the PASS DBA Virtual Chapter meeting SQL
Server Internals & Architecture. It's the most fun you'll ever
have learning about the inner workings of a relational database - I
Click here to register.
You don't have to register to attend. But if you register today,
you'll be entered into the drawing to ...
In previous years, I hardly had time to sit down and catch a breather at a PASS Summit. Between my duties as an officer of PASS, exhibit hall time with Quest Software
(my employer), speaking in my own sessions, and meeting with PASS
volunteers and community organizers, I was busy from the crack of dawn
until midnight all week ...
I had a great time speaking with the large communities of SQL Server users as I traveled about Europe last week and much of this week. I'm always impressed by the skill, intelligence, and creativity of these professionals.
And sometimes they raise questions that I think are worth sharing with everyone because they too might've heard the ...
For those of you who attended our fun and informative PASS session last year on ''Surviving the Data Avalanche'' and VLDBs, you might be interested in attending this year's panel discussion on Virtualization. Here are the details:
Virtualization and SQL Server in the Enterprise - An Expert Panel Discussion
PASS 2007, Denver, ...