Monthly Archives: July 2010

SQL University – Other Capacity Issues

This is the final lecture this week at SQL University. We are covering the topic of capacity planning this week for SQL Servers. In the first lecture we looked at an overview of capacity planning and some general considerations for … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Andy Leonard

Last year Brent Ozar interviewed all the candidates for the PASS Board of Directors. I think it went over pretty well, and this year Andy Leonard (blog | Twitter) has taken up the cause and is interviewing each candidate. I … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday Advice – Communicate Often

It seems that Thursdays are becoming SQL Saturday day here at my blog. I wrote a few posts about SQL Saturday recently after attending SQL Saturday #22, and have been scheduling them out. Since the first two were on Thursday, … Continue reading

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SQL University – Disk Capacity Planning

This week at SQL University we are talking about capacity planning. I am the guest lecturer for this topic, and covered a broad overview of what capacity planning means for DBAs to start the week. In this installment, we will … Continue reading

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Interviewing for the PASS Board of Directors

My nomination application made it through the committee. I got an email yesterday telling me that I needed to schedule an interview, and a list of available slots. I picked next Friday, August 6th, at 10am PST for my slot … Continue reading

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Slack Traveler

I realized over the weekend that I hadn’t booked a hotel for my SQL Saturday #28 trip to Baton Rouge. This was one I can’t miss since I’m doing 2 sessions and the keynote. I remembered today, and called the … Continue reading

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Do As I Say, Not as I Do

Do I follow my own advice?I’ve been asked that at a few of my Modern Resume presentations if I do all the things that I mention, and to what extent. My answer is that I do and I don’t. I’ve … Continue reading

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SQL University – Capacity Planning Week

I am honored to be a guest lecturer this week for SQL University. There have been some amazing professors helping guide you through SQL Server this semester, and I hope that this week meets your expectations. The topic for this … Continue reading

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SQL Source Control Webinar

One of the new products that Red Gate Software has released recently is SQL Source Control. I saw a demo of this product back in March as it was nearing completion, and I thought it was pretty cool. I have … Continue reading

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Influence

Do you influence people? How influential are you? I saw a link to The Influence Project, put on by Fast Company, looking for how much influence people have in 2010. The link actually takes you to my profile, which means … Continue reading

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