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Unexpected Speaker Gifts

I got two packages this week, both unexpected. They were nice surprises. First, a huge thanks to the Cloud Summit and Stephen Simon for running a great event and for allowing me to speak. This was quite an event, across … Continue reading

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SQL Bits is Looking for 20 Minute Sessions

As Simon Sabin (SQL Bits co-founder) pointed out recently, the 2022 SQL Bits conference is looking to get 40% of their sessions to be 20 minute talks. He did the math for me, if you look through the thread, but … Continue reading

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Summit Reflections

This is the second year that the annual PASS Data Community Summit has been virtual. Last year, as a pandemic gripped the world, I thought we might never see another one. I’m glad we have one this year, and I … Continue reading

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What I Learned at Community Summits

I went to the first  Community Summit in 1999. This was one of the first conferences of my career, and I was excited to have one focused on SQL Server and data. I met Kalen Delaney and shook her hand … Continue reading

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