SQL Saturday #331 Weekend Review

This past weekend was SQL Saturday #331 Denver. I always enjoy SQL Saturdays, but I was especially looking forward to this weekend because I was going to attend a SQL Saturday Pre-Con for the first time! The pre-con was fantastic! The Denver SQL… Continue Reading


T-SQL Tuesday #56: The right way or the old way?

It’s time for another rousing T-SQL Tuesday. This month’s T-SQL Tuesday topic is about “assumptions” and is brought to you by Dev Nambi (Blog|@devnambi). You can learn more about T-SQL Tuesdays by checking out Dev Nambi’s blog where he gives… Continue Reading


AlwaysOn Availability Group: Lesson Learned

Not long ago I was adding a few databases to an AlwaysOn Availability Group (AG) in our development environment. I was using the GUI and I had added, removed and added back these particular databases so many times successfully I was not… Continue Reading


My First Technical Presentation

In school, you could always tell who the “Teachers” were, and I know what you are thinking—“Duh they’re the adults standing at the front of the class!” True, but it’s more than that. You could always distinguish the ones that… Continue Reading