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...]

Where you can find me at the PASS Summit

In previous years, I hardly had time to sit down and catch a breather at a PASS Summit.  Between my duties as an officer of PASS, exhibit hall time with Quest Software (my employer), speaking in my own sessions, and meeting with PASS volunteers and community organizers, I was busy from the crack of dawn until midnight all week long. Fortunately, those grueling marathons are fading into the past. I still have a busy slate ahead of me for next week.  But it looks like I'll even have time to attend some sessions.  Yeah!  Here's what I've currently got planned: Monday, Nov 2 Depart for … [Read more...]

New Post on my SQLMag Blog – Free DMV Monitoring Tools

I've posted a new entry on my SQL Server Magazine blog about two free DMV monitoring tools available on CodePlex. Read the article here: Take a look at the two tools and let me know which you like better and why.  Inquiring minds want to know! Cheers, -Kev … [Read more...]