Monthly Archives: October 2011

Summit Sessions Day Three

I started out day three after the keynote by attending Adam Machanic session on Query Tuning.  I must say that I will need to watch this session again once I can stream it.  There was way to much good information … Continue reading

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Summit Sessions Day 2

Day two of sessions only had me attending three sessions.  One of them was 3 hours.  I started out after the keynote attending Klaus’s session on Advanced SQL 2008 troubleshooting.  Klaus had a huge crowd and covered some really good … Continue reading

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Final Summit Keynote – NoSQL = Not Only SQL

The keynote started out with Rob Farley and Buck Woody singing an awesome song about a slow running query.  What a great way to start out the day.  Next Wayne Snider was recognized.  He spoke at his first summit in 1999. … Continue reading

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Day four of Summit – Keynote 2 #sqlpass

The keynote started out with Bill Graziano taking to the stage in a kilt and declaring that the second day of the PASS Summit is now officially SQL Kilt day.  Bill asked everyone in a kilt to stand up.  It … Continue reading

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Summit Sessions Day 1 #sqlpass

Today was our first day to attend regular sessions.  With over 189 sessions being offered over 3 days there are lots to choose from.  A common theme among the sessions are Azure, Cloud, Denali.  I personally would have liked to … Continue reading

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Second Day of Summit

The second day of the Summit was full of even more pre-con’s.  Word on the street last night is that the PASS Summit 2011 had a record number of attendees to the pre-con’s as well as to the Summit in … Continue reading

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Day three of Summit Keynote

Last year we set out some very high goals.  1 million technical training hours, 250k members in the community, and 5 global regions.  In 1 year our community has provided 430k hours of training, added 20k members to bring us … Continue reading

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First Day of Summit

My first day in Seattle has ended.  My flight arrived around 12:30 and I was in good company with John Lang and Julie Smith on the same flight.  We rode the light rail into the city and got settled in. … Continue reading

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The PASS Summit is HERE!

Watching the twitter sphere it is apparent that many of the SQL Nation are in route to Seattle WA today.  Those would be a lot of the organizers, volunteers, and those speaking or attending a Monday pre-con.  I will be … Continue reading

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It is all about giving so why not #sqlgive

Last year at the Summit I missed out on this really cool concept.  Donate your unused items from your hotel.  You know the little bars of soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc.  There are several places setup at the Summit where you … Continue reading

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