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"Hold on tight to your dreams" - Jeff LynneEarlier this month I heard about a gourmet hamburger served at a restaurant in California. I heard about it through a few dozen tweets, direct messages, emails, and texts from friends and acquaintances. I think I may have the world's only advance...

What do all three of those things have in common? Here's a hint: it's me!That's right, this weekend I will be at SQL Saturday #53 in Kansas City. I am especially looking forward to the BBQ crawl on Friday afternoon followed by the Royals game that night. I'll pick up...

There has been a LOT of discussion going on lately with regards to the PASS elections, and with PASS in general. Everyone seems to have an idea of what they believe PASS should be doing with regards to this or that. I think it is wonderful that such discussions are...

Last year, while preparing to take a cruise, I thought about purchasing my own tuxedo because, you know, I wear one every twenty years or so. Once that fact was pointed out to me I decided to skip that purchase.But if I knew that this was an option, I would have...

This amazed me. I mean, besides the five pounds part because I can understand how easy it is to eat several pounds of bacon before you even realize what you have done. And note that the five pounds is probably the pre-cooked weight, so the actual weight consumed is less,...

Every now and then I see requests come to our team that say "hey, buddy, when was the last time that database was restored?" My first thought has been, historically, "how the hell am I supposed to know that?" After all, the management tools given to us (EM, SSMS) never...