Tag Archives: SQL Intersection

One week to SQL Intersection

You still have time to grab the boss and convince him to invest in you. Show what you’ve learned in the last year. Tell him or her how some training you’ve taken, perhaps at a SQL Saturday, helped you at … Continue reading

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SQL Deep Dives at Intersection in April

SQL Intersection is coming to Orlando in April, along with the rest of the Dev Intersection events the week of the 13-16th. I’ll be there speaking, along with an amazing lineup of other SQL Server experts. The SQLskills crew is … Continue reading

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Two Weeks to SQL Intersection

If you haven’t made it to a conference this year, you’ve still got a great one to think about: SQL Intersection. The second installment of this conference, run by SQLskills (Kimberly Tripp and Paul Randal) takes place in two weeks. Come … Continue reading

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Opportunities Abound

There are so many opportunities for many of you to learn more about SQL Server.  It’s amazing to think how many more choices we have today than I did early in my career. When I moved to Denver, we had … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions. Fall Events

I was looking over my travel calendar this fall, and I’m somewhat amazed at the variety of events that are being held for SQL Server professionals. There are a number of SQL Saturdays, and if you can attend those, I’d … Continue reading

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Reminders and Rehearsal

I’ve spoken at quite a few SQL Saturday events. I won’t hit 50 this year, like Kevin Boles, but by my count, I’ve been to 21, with 4 or 5 more coming this year.  I have no idea when I’ll … Continue reading

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What Do You Want to Know About I/O?

There’s lots I want to know. What affect does an SSD have if I use it for a log file? One of my filegroups with indexes? What about tempdb? How do you dig in and prove latency to the storage … Continue reading

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It’s a Lineup at SQL Intersection

I got this image in the mail recently, and it made me laugh. It looks like a police lineup, perhaps something from The Usual Suspects. I don’t think there are any suspicious looking characters in there (though maybe the third … Continue reading

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The Gambler

In April of this year, the SQL Intersection conference is coming to Las Vegas. I’m speaking, along with Grant Fritchey and many others. It’s a fun event, in a city with a huge variety of things to do in the evenings after a … Continue reading

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Come Learn at SQL Intersection, Get a Surface Tablet

This spring I’m speaking at the SQL Intersection conference. It’s a new conference, managed by SQLskills founders Kimberly Tripp and Paul Randal. It’s April 8-11 in Las Vegas, and it’s got a slew of amazing speakers that I’ll be alongside, … Continue reading

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