Monthly Archives: September 2011

SQL Saturday 97 Bound

Truck is loaded up and heading to the airport to make an appearance at SQL Saturday #97 in Austin TX with some awesome speakers.  Wish me luck, when I leave Austin I hope that many more TempDB’s are optimized.

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The power of a shirt

I love wearing all my SQL Saturday speaker shirts.  Here lately the trend has been nice golf or running shirts which look great with a pair of slacks.  Today I work my speaker shirt from SQL Saturday #81 (Birmingham AL). … Continue reading

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Change Database Owner

This is post is going to be very simple but it is something I come across ever so often and find myself having to look up the syntax most of the time.  I guess it is one of those things … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #97 – Austin TX

In less than a week I will make the trip out to Austin TX to speak at my 7th SQL Saturday this year.  I am really excited about this trip.  There are several speakers I am looking forward to hanging … Continue reading

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KB2463332 failed to install

This morning I was working on getting all new inherited SQL Servers patched to current levels of service packs when one particular server was failing on patching the database engine itself.  A quick google search revealed articles tips that someone … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday 89 has come and gone!

All the planning, stressing, and freaking out about SQL Saturday #89 came to and end this past weekend.  We had a very successful event with 314 attendees, over 30 speakers, lots of volunteers, and some awesome sponsors.  This was the … Continue reading

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Speaking at SQL Saturday 89

With a late cancellation with one of our speakers a hole was opened on our speaker lineup.  I reached out to a couple of the folks we couldn’t originally fit on our schedule but one couldn’t get a cheap enough … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #97 – Austin TX

The schedule for SQL Saturday 97 has been posted and I was selected to give my “It’s TempDB, Why Should You Care” session.  I am really excited to be speaking in Austin TX.  Wes Brown and crew have put together … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #89 is 10 days away

I just 10 short days Atlanta GA will be hosting the most stellar lineup of speakers SQL Saturday has ever seen.  There have been lots of chatter about SQL Sat #89 being deemed SQL Rally of Atlanta.  With 485 people … Continue reading

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When technology works.

Living in the South East has it perks with the abundant rivers, lakes, streams, mountains, and friendly people.  It also has some drawbacks like being within reach of tropical storms, hurricanes, and the abundance of tornados.  This Labor Day was … Continue reading

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