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SQL Saturday 35 Dallas – Postmortem

We’re three weeks removed from the first annual SQL Saturday Dallas event, so I’ve had a little time to gather my thoughts on our successes and shortcomings in this inaugural event. This was the first SQL Saturday event held in Dallas, and we expect this to be an annual event moving forward.  We started planning this some 8 months ago…


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SQL Saturday Dallas Top Ten(ish)

So for those of you who attended SQL Saturday Dallas this past weekend, here’s my Top Ten(ish) list from the event: Getting lost in the construction zone on Spring Valley on the way A thousand Quest splat balls Competing with SQL Saturday Portland and Indy Tech Fest on the same day – but knowing that ours was the biggest, because…


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It’s Done – SQLSat35

This is a strange feeling.  No frantic deadlines.  No daily conference calls with the team.  No hurried trips to the printers, no sessions to juggle around, no all-day Saturday work days coming up.  My kids recognize me again.  I know what my house looks like in daylight. More importantly, I get to resurrect my neglected blog. 🙂 SQL Saturday Dallas…


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The PASS Acquisition of SQL Saturday

A couple of weeks ago, it was announced that the SQL Saturday franchise was voluntarily transferred to PASS.  This change of ownership could be a good thing for SQL Saturday, but I do have some questions and concerns. Let me say for starters that the SQL Saturday franchise is near and dear to me, since it was one of the…