Tag Archives: Training

SQL Saturday Pre-Con – Mission-Critical Data Platforms on Windows Server 2012

OK, my homework for SQL Saturday #194 (Exeter) has slowed somewhat. However, I would like to say a few words about this particular Pre-Con. Christian Bolton & Gavin Payne are just two of the really high-powered consultancy Coeo, a very … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday 194 – Exeter – March 2013

Fun times ahead. I have been appointed by Jonathan Allen (blog|twitter @Fatherjack) to help with the organisation of the speakers at SQL Saturday 194, to be held in Exeter on 8th-9th March 2013.  This is only the second of these events … Continue reading

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Meme Monday: What #SQLFamily means to me

It’s the first Monday of the Month, and Thomas “Rockstar DBA” LaRock (blog|twitter) has set us SQL Server DBAs a topic for today’s blog posts across the SQL Server community.  This time, he put out the call for posts about … Continue reading

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SQLBits 9 – Looking Back

What I did on my holidays The latest SQLBits conference (number 9 – “Query across the Mersey”, a bad joke based on it being in Liverpool) is now long gone, and the only thing left to come from it is … Continue reading

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SQLBits 9 – Announced

I see that the next SQLBits conference has been announced – at least in terms of date and location. The Date: 29 September – 1st October 2011 The Location: The Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. Same format as last time – the … Continue reading

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SQL Server User Groups

I’m a bit swamped with reality, pressures of work etc, this week, so I’ll just take the time to say: Find your local SQL Server User Group and visit It’s not difficult.  Googling for “SQL Server User Group” will show … Continue reading

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SQLBits 8 is nigh!

Here we are, on the (almost) eve of SQLBits 8.  I’ve already booked the seminar I’m going to on the Thursday – I had to make that decision when booking my place.  So now it’s time to think about which … Continue reading

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