Monthly Archives: January 2010

Ramblings

MCTS Certification In an effort to hit some of my goals for 2010 I have been studying for the MCTS SQL 2008 Implementation and Maintenance certification.  I took the plunge and have set up the exam for Thursday…. Here’s hoping … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #32 Tampa, FL

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a terrific (and FREE) event held in Tampa FL – SQL Saturday #32. As always, I was able to hang out with a bunch of great guys while down at the event … Continue reading

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Music Tracking Post 03 – A Simple Relational Database Design

In the previous post (Looking at the Input Data), I talked about the structure of the data contained within the XML file for the Fake Business Problem.  Using XML to load a relational database has become common practice.  At this … Continue reading

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2010 Goals

Looking back at 2009 I feel as though I was able to accomplish a fair amount.  However, I didn’t really set out all that terribly many (professional) goals for myself in a public space.  About the only one that I … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #32 Tampa FL 23 January 2010

OK, so I’ve known that I would be speaking in Tampa for SQL Saturday #32 for about two months now.  I waited to say anything until the schedule was set.  I will once again be doing a presentation on the … Continue reading

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