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I will be presenting at SQL Konferenz in Darmstadt, Germany next month. If you are in, or near, Darmstadt in February I hope you take the time to join us at SQL Konferenz!...

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...

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...

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...

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...