Tag Archives: Community

SSWUG SQL 2016 Temporal Tables Presentation

I had the pleasure of presenting at the SSWUG Spring 2016 Virtual Conference today on the topic of SQL 2016 Temporal Tables. Thank you to all who attended! Here are the slides and demo scripts for that presentation.

April 29, 2016 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Care and Feeding of Your System Databases Webcast

Over the summer it’s been my privilege to speak on the subject of Care and Feeding of Your System Databases at the CACTUSS SQL Server user groups in Austin as well as at SQLSaturday #222 in Sacramento. With the assistance of Idera and MSSQLTips.com, that presentation is also available online for viewing. Here is the  Read more »

August 30, 2013 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Speaking at CACTUSS User Groups in Austin next week

After taking a break from speaking for a while, I’m happy to announce that I’ll be presenting at the CACTUSS Central and CACTUSS North meetings in Austin, TX on May 20 and May 21, respectively.  I’ll be bringing a new presentation, “Care and Feeding of Your System Databases.”  We’ll go over the SQL Server system  Read more »

May 16, 2013 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Speaking at SQLSaturday #111 in Atlanta on April 14

A month from today on April 14, 2012 I’ll be speaking at SQLSaturday #111 in Atlanta, GA (or, more precisely, in Alpharetta, GA).  This will be my first trip to Georgia and I’m delighted to be able to present alongside some of the biggest names in the SQL Server community.  It’s a great honor to be  Read more »

March 14, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Submit to speak at SQLSaturday Houston by March 15

SQLSaturday #107 in Houston is coming up on April 21, 2012.  The list of submitted sessions so far is fantastic, but ultimately incomplete if you have not yet added yours to the mix.  The deadline for Houston is a week from today on March 15, so don’t delay! SQLSaturdays are a great first time speaking  Read more »

March 8, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Speaking at PASS SQLRally 2012 in Dallas, TX

I am humbled and delighted to announce that my session Edge Case Testing for the Database Professional was chosen as a community pick for SQLRally 2012 in Dallas.  I feel honored and privileged to have this opportunity and I thank each of you for your support through the voting process. SQLRally Dallas 2012 will be  Read more »

February 27, 2012 Posted by: 2 Comments - Permalink

SQLRally Dallas 2012 – Community Voting

It’s that time of year!  The pre-cons and regular sessions for SQLRally Dallas 2012 have been announced and it is already looking like an exciting event.  I was fortunate enough to attend SQLRally Orlando 2011 and I had a fantastic time. My session Edge Case Testing for the Database Professional has proceeded to the voting  Read more »

February 17, 2012 Posted by: 1 Comment - Permalink

Speaking at Houston Area SQL Server User Group 2/14

I am speaking on Edge Case Testing for Database Professional at the Houston Area SQL Server User Group meeting on 2/14/2012 at 11:30 AM.  Further details and directions are available here. In this presentation I go over the basics of test case and test plan creation and cover the 9 main areas of edge case testing  Read more »

February 14, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink