magnify
Home 2012 April
formats

SQL Rally Networking Tips

Published on April 30, 2012 by in Networking, SQLRally

If you are attending the upcoming SQLRally event, one thing that you need to prepare for a little is the networking. No, I’m not talking about networking computers. Networking is the process of meeting and interacting with people in a professional setting, all in the interest of making contacts for a potential long term mutual

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
1 Comment  comments 
formats

April IT/Security Summit Event Recap

The April IT/Security Summit event was a great success. The event was heavily focused on Higher Education and the Public Sector. I was chosen to present on SQL Server 101 for non-DBAs. The initial vision of the presentation was to deliver a no-nonsense, survival toolkit for SMB’s (small to medium businesses) who did not have

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

SQL Saturday 118 Madison

Tomorrow I will be flying off to beautiful Madison, WI to attend SQL Saturday #118. I’m really looking forward to this event, as this will be my 1st SQL Saturday of 2012. I will be presenting on Upgrade Roadmap: Let’s Delve into SQL 2012. For lunch we will be having birds of a feather tables,

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Going to SQLRally? Don’t have business cards? Get moving.

Published on April 13, 2012 by in SQLRally

If you are attending the upcoming PASS SQLRally event, one thing you will want to bring with you is business cards. You’ll be meeting lots of  interesting people and in order to better connect with them, you should have a supply of business cards with you at all times. If you don’t have a business

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
1 Comment  comments 
formats

CBusPASS April meeting recap

Last night I had the pleasure of presenting to the CBusPASS SQL Server user group for the 1st time. I arrived a little early, not knowing what the Columbus traffic was going to be like. So I helped chapter leader Dave Schutz (Twitter) set up a little. The presentation went well, with lots of good

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Declutter your life

Published on April 4, 2012 by in Personal

I originally took the day off today to work on my SQLRally presentation, among other things. I ended up cleaning the basement, going to the recycling center, spraying for weeds, throwing out some old junk and other things unrelated to SQL Server. I guess I needed it. So do you. Take a day to declutter

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Ohio North SQL Server User Group April Mtg Recap

The Ohio North SQL Server user group held it’s April meeting on 4/3/2012. As usual, we had a pre event PASS video from 5PM to 6PM. At 6PM our leader Allen White (blog | twitter) welcomed everyone and reviewed upcoming events. Our guest speaker was Chris Umbaugh (blog | twitter) who presented on BI Fact

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments