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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Check out the winner of the Third International NoCOUG SQL & NoSQL Challenge as well as some great articles in the newest edition of the NoCOUG Journal.
The results for the 2nd NoCOUG SQL Challenge have been announced in the newest issue of the NoCOUG Journal. You can read more here and see my attempt here. Here is the notice from Iggy Fernandez, President of the 2011 NoCOUG Board: The Second International NoCOUG SQL Challenge was published on 2/13/11 in the February… 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 »