Monthly Archives: September 2008


Just a quick note.  The presentation that I had submitted for the SQL Saturdays #8, SSIS Expressions, Package Configurations and Precedence Constraints has been accepted.  Just as a reminder that will be October 25, 2008 in Orlando FL.  I am … Continue reading

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Woody Allen Movies

I don’t know exactly why, but I thoroughly enjoy Woody Allen movies.  A few weeks ago (maybe a month?) I went out and saw Vicky Cristina Barcelona, which prompted a discussion with a few of my wife’s friends that they … Continue reading

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Perdido Street Station

Perdido Street Station, by China Mievelle, tells the story of Isaac dan der Grimnebulin, a strange scientist living in New Crobuzon.  He is approached by Yagharek, a bird like pseudo human creature who happens to have lost his ability to … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Standards

So, what exactly is a standard and why is it so important in the world of IT?  I suppose that the first thing some wise guy will say is to look in the dictionary.  So, although there are many different … Continue reading

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PASS Community Summit 2008 and other news

So, I don’t know whether this should be listed as SQL or Travel, but I just found out that I will be attending the PASS Community Summit 2008 ( from November 17 – 21.  From the list of speakers I … Continue reading

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