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SQL Saturday 30 – Richmond VA

This weekend, I’ll be headed for the east coast to speak at the SQL Saturday in Richmond, VA on Saturday.  I’ll be presenting my session on SSIS package configurations and expressions as part of the BI track.  As of last week, the event registration was cut off because they’d reached maximum capacity – more proof that the SQL Saturday movement…


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SQL Saturday Dallas – Registration and Call for Speakers is Open!

I’m happy to announce that SQL Saturday Dallas is officially scheduled, and the registration and call for speakers is open.  This event will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at the Region 10 Education Service Center in Richardson. We’ll be accepting session abstracts until the middle of February, and have tentatively set an attendance cap of 500 people.  Be…


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SQL Saturday Dallas Update

Just a quick update on the SQL Saturday event we are planning for the Dallas area next year.  Late last week our local event planning committee met to discuss the big stuff (venue, date, and advertising) and came away with a short but critical action list. We’ve got a venue that has given soft confirmation to accommodate us, and we’re…


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SQL Saturday Baton Rouge – Session Evaluations

I received my evaluation summary from the SQL Saturday event in Baton Rouge earlier this month.  This was the first event in which I did more than just one session (and back-to-back sessions at that), and I’d just gotten over the flu as well, so I was a little nervous about how I’d present, but all told it worked out…


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SQL Saturday Baton Rouge – Recap

After a long weekend of travel and speaking, I’m finally able to put my feet up and get a little time to catch up on things.  This weekend I travelled to LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to speak at SQL Saturday 17, and was pleased with how well everything was run.  Patrick LeBlanc, the organizer of the Baton Rouge SQL…


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SQL Saturday Jacksonville

I just wrapped up a high-octane day of SQL Server community education at SQL Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida. This event, the third thus far in a series of training opportunities for SQL Server professionals, is loosely based on the Code Camp model and is billed as a community event. I enjoy these kind of events, having attended several Code Camps…


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SQL Saturday

I’ve just received notice that I will be a presenter at the upcoming SQL Saturday event in Jacksonville, Florida. I’ll be speaking about the SQL SMO object namespace and how this powerful set of classes can be used to administer SQL Server instances programmatically. I’m looking forward to this opportunity. I’ve not had much experience delivering presentations to those outside…