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2011: The Year of Focus

It’s that time of year when people promise to themselves to lose weight, stop smoking, and stop writing cursors. This month’s TSQL Tuesday topic is about the latter, habits or things you’d change as a DBA. If you’re new to SQL Server you may not be aware that the amount of knowledge out there is… Read More »

Why are DBA skills necessary? #TSQL2sDay

Finally taking the plunge. First time blogger to T-SQL Tuesday here. I would have to start by saying that as I’ve grown in DBA skill and knowledge coming from the dark side (developers) I can see right off the bat some skills that are critical. Here are just some basic examples (near and dear to… Read More »

PSA: Sleep Apnea

This is more of a public service post than anything, but I thought I’d share in case there was anyone else out there experiencing some of these symptoms and wondering if they should do a sleep study. Initially (4 years ago) I went to the doctor because I was experiencing severe headaches in the morning… Read More »

SQL Saturday #52 Colorado

Yesterday I was fortunate to have attended SQL Saturday down in Englewood. For those that might not know SQL Saturday is a FREE one-day event with expert speakers that are all about SQL Server. In attendance were several MVPs: Jason Strate, Chris Shaw, Glenn Berry, and Tim Mitchell (just to name a few). I started… Read More »

Sharepoint Saturday – Denver

Yesterday morning I attended Sharepoint Saturday down in Denver. From the Sharepoint Saturday website ( “SharePoint Saturday is an educational, informative & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals & MVPs, covering a wide variety of SharePoint-orientated topics.  SharePoint Saturday is FREE, open to the public and is your local chance to immerse… Read More »