Spring SQL Saturday Sprint!

If any of you are in the Midwestern US, you can come see me speak both of the next two weekends. Both are new sessions, and they should be great! On April 6, I’ll be presenting “Get Involved!” at SQL Saturday #206 in Madison, WI: SQL Saturday is a great place to learn more about […]

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Reboot

Two years ago, I was first inspired to start blogging by a session at the annual PASS Summit.  It took me about eight months to finally get things together to start writing… and then I stopped.  Finding time for this has been difficult, between the demands of work, family, and leading a PASS chapter.  I […]

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I’m presenting in Madison!

One of my goals for the year was to present at least twice. I’m happy to say that I’m making progress on that goal – my first presentation was selected for SQL Saturday #118 in Madison, WI! I’ll be presenting “Practically Normal”, a practical introduction to normalization. Normalization is a key concept in a relational […]

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The Year That Was, The Year That Will Be

“If it’s to be, it’s up to me.” – William H. Johnsen “No! Try not. Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Les Brown 2011 was a successful year, but not what I would consider to be “wildly” […]

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Meme Monday: What can I do for my #sqlfamily?

In the spirit of starting to write more on this blog (good or not), I’m answering Tom LaRock’s call for Meme Monday this month. His question: What do you want to do for your #sqlfamily in 2012? I’m going to start by doing what I’ve been doing.  For the last couple of years, I’ve been […]

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