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PASS Summit 2015 Preview

The air is getting colder, I'm seeing pumpkins on the front steps, and the PASS Summit is happening at the end of the month. Together that can mean only one thing: It's time for the PASS Summit preview! In less then three weeks I will head to Seattle to attend my twelfth consecutive PASS...

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Microsoft Ignite Recap

Last week was the inaugural Microsoft Ignite conference, or as I like to call it: Microsoft TechEd R2. It took place in Chicago and I was fortunate enough to have my company (SolarWinds) send me to work our booth on the exhibit hall floor. I won't bother you with a...

Enterprise Data World 2015 Recap

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend Enterprise Data World in Washington DC. I was not just at EDW as an attendee, I was also presenting two sessions. Since it was my first EDW that meant I had no idea what to expect either as an attendee or as a presenter. On...

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14 Things That Didn’t Happen To Me In 2014

It’s that time of year again. The time when we find many “year-2014-in-review” and “what-to-expect-when-you’re-expecting-2015? articles littered about the series of tubes known as the internet. It’s only natural for folks to wax nostalgic as 2014 fades into the sunset one final time.I, however, have never been one to follow the...

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What I’m Bringing To PASS Summit 2014

Tomorrow I fly West to Seattle, heading to the Microsoft MVP Summit for Sunday and Monday followed by the PASS Summit on Tuesday through Friday. I usually try to write some type of Summit preview post but time was short this year. Instead I decided to share something else with...