MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they feel have made a significant difference in their development communities. Many of those that had previously been named as an MVP were people that I had looked up to for years, and it was humbling […]

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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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SQL New Blogger Challenge: Week 1

WOW! The response to the SQL New Blogger Challenge I issued a couple of weeks ago has been absolutely incredible. At last count, I’ve seen more than¬†twenty (!)¬†bloggers (besides myself) say they’re going to take the challenge, and I’m sure there are others I haven’t seen. Thanks to David Klee, Paul Randal, Brent Ozar, Steve […]

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