It’s always a feel-good experience for me to return to SQL Saturday in Orlando, the place where SQL Saturdays were started by Andy Warren (Twitter | Blog). On this trip, I delivered a full-day, pre-conference seminar on Troubleshooting and Performance Tuning SQL Server. I also delivered a session on SQL Server Internals and Architecture to a totally packed house. For [...]
Kevin provides two new session slide decks and tells about his week presenting sessions in Colorado from August 14-17, 2012.
Even though I’ve recently changed jobs, I’ll still be speaking at a lot of SQL events across the country and internationally. There are still a few trips that I’ve yet to finalize, in particular with the fine folks in Houston, run by my friend Nancy Hidy (blog | twitter), and my friends in San Francisco [...]
Learn more about troubleshooting and optimizing SQL Server performance in this full-day seminar on Friday,, April 27 2012.
The last quarter of the year is usually my busiest due to the fantastic PASS Summit and SQLBits events. The fall looks a little different … BECAUSE IT WILL BE EVEN BUSIER! Here’s a rundown of where I’ll be this fall through mid-October.
If you haven’t paid attention to the new social media, you’re doing yourself a disservice. Just as email was a game-changer in the 1980s and the internet revolutionized society in the 1990s, social media is making a huge impact on the way people work and interact today. Personally, I was skeptical about social networking until [...]
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 [...]
It’s my pleasure to report that Andy Warren has asked me to participate in the SQL Saturday Advisory Council. I’m really excited by the fantastic learning opportunities presented by the SQL Saturday system of events that Andy and company have established. They’ve taken great pains to set up a system of high-quality events that are [...]