SQLSaturday Indianapolis Wrap-Up

This weekend, I attended SQLSaturday in Indianapolis for the first time. It’s one of the larger events in the Midwest and I’ve tried to schedule it for several years, but it’s always fallen on a weekend when I couldn’t attend. This year, the date finally worked out! My presentation for this SQLSaturday was my system_health […]

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Security VC Webinar: TLS 1.2 and SQL Server

The PASS Security virtual chapter hosted a great webinar on Thursday. Amit Banerjee from Microsoft’s SQL Server Tiger Team (b|t) spoke about upgrading our SQL Server instances to use TLS 1.2, including many pitfalls that are frequently encountered. We’re all familiar with SSL – we use it every day without even thinking about it. It’s […]

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I’m speaking at Summit!

I’m excited to announce that I have been selected to speak at PASS Summit again this year! I’ll be presenting a new session, “Extending Applications Securely Using Service Broker”: If you’ve ever tried to build a distributed application – one that spans multiple servers or even multiple sites – you know how complex it can […]

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SQLSaturday Iowa City is this weekend!

If you’re within driving distance of Iowa City, IA, I’d love to see you at SQLSaturday Iowa City this weekend!  We have a fantastic weekend planned: On Saturday, June 11, we have our free conference, with around 30 sessions on all aspects of SQL Server, plus a Women in Technology discussion over lunch. We’re also […]

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Save the date: SQLSaturday Iowa City

Q: True or False – Iowa has one of the world’s longest-running SQL Server conferences? A: True! SQLSaturday #19 was held in the fall of 2009 in Iowa City. We’re one of only a handful of chapters to host an event every year since then. We’ll hold our eighth SQLSaturday conference on June 10-11, 2016, in Iowa City. […]

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