Archives for November 2011

RT @sqlmag: When do I want to look at IOPs vs Mbytes per second? by @mrdenny dba sqlserver IOTuning sqlservermag … [Read more...]

Looking for a simple, effective way to get training on Microsoft’s Cloud technologies? Microsoft Virtual Academy! azure cloud … [Read more...]

Incredibly Painful SQL Server Backup & Recovery Mistakes, and how to Avoid Them this Thursday. Plus an iPad giveaway! … [Read more...]

A very happy birthday to Jeremiah Peschka (@peschkaj)! sqlpeople … [Read more...]

Happy belated birthday to Dr. Greg Low of @SQLDownUnder! SQLPeople … [Read more...]

Halloween Hobos and Highnesses

No one would be surprised if your little daughters wanted to dress up as princesses for Halloween.  Here are our two little "Her Royal Highnesses":Honestly, I think Katie (above upper) and Ava (above lower) just wanted an excuse to put on tons of make-up and to do their hair.  Savannah kindly photo-bombed Ava in all of her glamours glory.  The older girls decided to go in the exact opposite direction of the glamour of pageant princess and settled on HOBOS.Savannah (above top) is channeling more of the "unwashed hippy" vibe.  Kaylee and Rebecca (above middle) are making … [Read more...]

Rachel Rocks Amsterday

Here we are about to cross into the Leidseplein, the "Lights Square", of Amsterdam - one of the first parts of town to get electrified in the 19th century. We're on our way to see the Rijksmuseum, where all the great art of the Dutch Golden Age is housed. … [Read more...]

Anna’s Biggest Latte Ever!

She's guzzling the coffee now. At least it's sweet and creamy. :^) … [Read more...]

Anna Sings With The Honor Choir

My lovely Anna is singing on the front row on the far righthand side. … [Read more...]

Information Hoarder No More!

I hate to admit it, but I'm a hoarder.  Yes, like those insane people on the A&E TV show.  Only my hoarding is all virtual.  For example, take the image above.  That's just a tiny part of my Google Reader home page.  That's a tiny part of my Google Reader home page AFTER reading most of the day on a recent Sunday. I still had thousands of entries to go after hours of reading.  On top of that, I subscribe to some technical e-newsletters.  I'm a member of quite a few LinkedIn discussion groups, each of which produce daily and weekly newsletters. (I only subscribe to the weekly versions).  … [Read more...]