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Published on March 13, 2014 by in Uncategorized

I recently undertook a project to upgrade my home network infrastructure. The existing core was a couple of old 3com 100Mbps hubs chained together, hardly an optimal setup. They had lasted many years and I decided to update to something more modern. I knew I wanted a 16 port Gigabit Ethernet (Gig-E). I shopped around

 
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Presenting at the 2012 PASS Summit

I was contacted by PASS HQ on Wednesday. They informed me that there had been a cancellation and if I would be interested in presenting at the upcoming PASS Summit?  Interested? My happy dance went on for about an hour. I promptly emailed them back and indicated that I would be most definitely interested in presenting at

 
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Countdown to SQL Saturday Cleveland

Published on August 10, 2012 by in Uncategorized

We are exactly 1 week out from SQL Saturday #164 Cleveland.  It was really thrown together at the last minute. So we are lucky to be where we are at this point. I am totally confident in the team and in our ability to execute on the event with success. It has become clear to

 
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SQLRally: Upgrade Roadmap Slide Deck

Published on May 11, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Thanks to everyone who attended my presentation on upgrading SQL Server yesterday. Below is the slide deck and upgrade advisor rules spreadsheet. UpgradeRoadmap  

 
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My Upcoming Schedule

The next 2 months are looking to be very busy for me.  On April 12th, I will travel to Columbus to present to the Columbus CBusPASS chapter on Upgrading Server Server to 2012.  I was in Columbus for the SQL Server Special Ops tour and the CbusPASS folks are great people and I’m happy to

 
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