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PASS DBA Virtual Chapter Webcast 20141112

PASS DBA Virtual Chapter Webcast 20141112

Today I have the honour of presenting a session for the PASS Database Administration Virtual Chapter. The great thing about the PASS Virtual Chapters are that they are completely free, you just need to be a member of PASS in order to register. That’s right, free SQL Server training and if you miss it, don’t […]

PASS DBA VC Session 25th June

PASS DBA VC Session 25th June

It’s always an honour to be able to speak at an event, but events can be expensive to attend and they don’t always occur at a time or location that is convenient for you. Thankfully those smart people at PASS have created a number of Virtual Chapters so you can watch sessions live from the […]

PASS Performance Virtual Chapter Webcast

PASS Performance Virtual Chapter Webcast

A quick check of my calendar this morning reminded me that I am presenting a session for the PASS Performance Virtual Chapter this week. It’s completely free, you just need to be a member of PASS in order to register. Not a member of PASS or unsure what it offers you? Check out this link […]

The week that was: PASS #SQLRally EMEA 2013

The week that was: PASS #SQLRally EMEA 2013

I feel really bad that I’ve not been able to blog recently. My draft area is littered with half written posts about things I was going to be doing late October and early November that will now go unpublished because those particular events are over. This does however provide me with a chance to review […]

Which personal traits should a #SQLPASS Director have?

Which personal traits should a #SQLPASS Director have?

A lot has been said about what each candidate would like to do and their track record of delivering in the past. Every candidate has an impressive list of references, you can read mine here. The problem with stating our goals now is it is not like a pledge made by political parties during their election […]

PASS BoD Election Questions – Summit location

PASS BoD Election Questions – Summit location

As you may have seen in my post yesterday “PASS Board of Directors Election: Candidates announced” I am running for the PASS Board of Directors. As part of the process PASS has invited it’s members to write questions in the  PASS Board of Directors forum. Andy Warren (Blog|Twitter) posted the following question: Candidates, I’d like to know […]

PASS BoD Election Questions – Global Vs Local

PASS BoD Election Questions – Global Vs Local

TJay Belt (Blog|Twitter) posted the following question on the PASS Board of Directors forum

SQL Saturday Cambridge #228 September 27-28th September

SQL Saturday Cambridge #228 September 27-28th September

Snazzy title eh, I bet you can’t guess what this post is about. That’s right, it’s all about Monty Python!

A lot of the Monty Python crew met in Cambridge and were a part of the Cambridge University Footlights so it seems somewhat fitting that this SQL Saturday should be a bit pythonesque.