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Hotsos Symposium Day 3-4

Day 3 – This was the final day of the normal sessions, and it finished strong. I went to sessions by Alex Fatkulin, Bryn Llewellyn, Kellyn Pot’Vin, Maria Colgan, and Kerry Osborne. I was impressed with all of the speakers, which was no surprise given the people presenting. I definitely enjoyed Bryn’s talk. I really… Read More »

Hotsos Symposium Days 0 – 2

Day 2 Just finished Day 2 of Hotsos Symposium presentations. It has been a great event so far, like always with great content. My presentation was today as well. The room was packed (due to the topic, not the speaker 😉 … SQL tuning always pulls a crowd), so thanks to everyone who came, and… Read More »

Looking Forward – Goals for 2014

For another year, I didn’t do very well on my goals. Again, I didn’t get through the books I wanted to or get my certification. (This is starting to sound too familiar) But again, I would also consider my year quite a success. I have been presenting much more frequently, and got accepted to present… Read More »

Looking Forward – Goals for 2013

I didn’t do very well on my goals for 2012. I didn’t read the books or get my certification. However, I did do the 2 users group presentations as well as my first conference presentation, all which was very enjoyable. I also got a new job as an Applications DBA, which I am quite enjoying.… Read More »


Welcome to my blog.  I will try to post things that I find that may not be common knowledge to all or things that I wish I would have done differently in retrospect so hopefully someone else can avoid walking down the same path.  This will be mostly for my own notes, but if someone… Read More »