October 2010

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Live, Loud, and In Stereo

If you followed the PASS Summit activities last year, you’ll probably remember the “blogger table”.  This was an area designated during each morning’s keynote assembly for a small number of writers who provided live commentary through blogs and tweets.  At this year’s Summit, I’ll be the SQLServerCentral.com representative in this…


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Houston Tech Fest 2010

A few weekends ago, I participated in my first Tech Fest, speaking at the Houston Tech Fest 2010 event held at the University of Houston.  I delivered a presentation entitled “Introduction to SSIS”, which was aimed at software developers with little to no exposure to SSIS.  We had a good…


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SQL Saturday 56 Dallas (BI Edition) – Recap

This past Saturday, our NTSSUG group hosted SQL Saturday 56, which was our second SQL Saturday of the year.  This event was a departure from the typical SQLSat in that it strictly focused on BI, and featured topics including SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, SharePoint, MDX, and other disciplines in and around…


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PASS Summit, Birds of a Feather Lunch, and Ask the Experts

The PASS Summit is just around the corner, less than a month away.  Although I’m not presenting a session at the event, I’ll be contributing through a couple of other outlets this year. First of all, I’ll be hosting a table at the Birds of a Feather lunch on Tuesday,…