Archives for May 2010

Two Free Training Webcasts Open for Registration

We've got two sessions that you (the "we" meaning the fine folks at Quest Software) need to sign up for right away.  The upcoming webcast for Oracle-oriented folks has huge registration numbers.  And I'm sure you'll learn more than you expected thanks to my fine co-presenters.  Get in while you still can before we hit the limit of what LiveMeeting can handle! Pain of the Week: SQL Server for the Oracle DBA Webcast: SQL Server for the Oracle DBA Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010 (Just a couple days hence!) Time: 8 a.m. Pacific / 11 a.m. Eastern / 4 p.m. United Kingdom / 5 p.m. Central … [Read more...]

The Data Detective is on the Case (And I Can Hook You Up for Free!)

You may have seen a new super sleuth around Quest.com and Toad World - The Data Detective! The team at Quest Software has created a new comic series where users can learn how Toad for Data Analysts will help you find, understand and report on data.  Plus, you can take part in a contest to win a free one-year license of TDA! The first in the comic book series is posted here.  And there's one each month.  If you contact me directly, I can help you get to the front of the line for the contest! … [Read more...]

SQL Saturday is Coming to Nashville! Won’t You?

How 'Bout a Little Context? Let me be direct with you.  I love SQL Saturday.  If it were a woman, I'd marry it.  (Avoiding all extraneous thoughts of what my real wife would say, etc etc). Check out this fun Flickr Feed from the recent SQL Saturday in Chicago or these picks by Jorge Segara (blog | twitter) to see the sort of fun that's in store.  But who can argue with a day of free SQL Server training and a chance to network with great presenters and a wide swath of your peers? I've tried to support SQL Saturday as much as I can since Andy Warren (blog | twitter) launched the … [Read more...]

Join Me in N’Orleans at Microsoft TechEd 2010!

Microsoft Tech·Ed North America 2010 June 7-10, 2010 New Orleans Morial Convention Center 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA USA CONFERENCE AGENDA Wondering if you should go?  It's all about the education.  So check for the most current and detailed conference agenda at https://northamerica.msteched.com. TECH·ED ONLINE – www.microsoft.com/teched Can't make it in person?  There's still good things in store for you!  Tech·Ed Online offers on-demand technical sessions recorded at our Worldwide Tech·Ed events that explore all aspects of current and soon-to-release … [Read more...]