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tsqllint

My PASS local group, IndyPASS, has its monthly meeting tonight. At my insistence, first-time presenter Nathan Boyd is showing off a SQL tool called tsqllint. Nathan, a coworker of mine at Salesforce, is the leading developer behind this GitHub project. … Continue reading

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The 2017 Summit

As I adjust poorly to the three-hour time difference in Seattle this morning, I thought I’d share a few highlights of this week that are personal to me: The Panel Sessions I had a hand in bringing three panel sessions … Continue reading

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PASS Local Groups

I’m speaking tomorrow evening at Michiana PASS. What’s my topic? Performance, of course! Actually, it’s about querying partitioned tables. Quickly. Because that’s how I roll. But that’s not my point today. Like any good technical community, the success of PASS … Continue reading

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#PASS24HOP

In the past couple of years, I’ve had the opportunity to speak at a few SQLSaturdays, and presented to my local chapter, IndyPASS, a couple of times. I gained a new experience a few weeks ago, one that I had … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #597, Phoenix

I’m at another SQL Saturday again this weekend, this time in Phoenix, Arizona. I’m looking forward to meeting the Arizona SQL Server Users Group folks and being back in the Phoenix area for the first time in over a decade. … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday, Microsoft Connect Edition

This is a bit of a deviation from my usual post. You can thank Brent Ozar for that. He decided to host Adam Machanic‘s T-SQL Tuesday this month. Since Brent Ozar Unlimited‘s newsletter is about the only one I read … Continue reading

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SQL Saturdays

Sharpening my technical skills has been an ever-present goal since I started assembling computers for a guy named Dale around 1990. Over the years, some work better than others. There’s definitely nothing that can compare to hands-on experience, but that’s … Continue reading

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IndyPASS is going Back to School

Yes, I’ve been quiet on this blog forever. That’ll change soon. I’ve been working on a couple of topics that I think may be of use to people other than me. But in the meantime, I’m presenting “Back to School: … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Redux

In just a few weeks, I’ll be back in Albuquerque for their SQL Saturday. My session this time is Adding Lightness, and is a thorough examination of how compression works in SQL Server. If you’re in the Albuquerque area and … Continue reading

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Yay #SqlFamily

It’s a big #SqlFamily week for me. Tonight, IndyPASS is having my co-worker, Eddie Wuerch, present on SQL Server v.Next. It’s the first IndyPASS meeting I’ve been able to attend in a while, and I’m looking forward to it. And … Continue reading

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