Category Archives: General Ramblings

2011–A look back

A Look Back As has been my habit for the past few years, I wrote out goals at the beginning of 2011. I try to no longer make resolutions, as I am not sure that resolutions are really a good … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #77–Pensacola, FL–Wrap Up

Thoughts First and foremost I’d like to thank the event organizers for putting on a wonderful event.  I know that it takes a lot of effort and hard work.  I appreciate it. At first I was a little skeptical of … Continue reading

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SQL Rally Wrap Up

Overview First off I’d like to say thank you to the sponsors of SQL Rally and to the pass team that made it happen.  This was an absolutely wonderful event and I look forward to seeing what will happen both … Continue reading

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Jacksonville SQL Server User Group April Meeting Wrap Up

Recap Since I did a presentation this month for the JSSUG, I wanted to write a quick wrap up on the meeting.  There were about 15 people who attended the presentation.  That number is much, much lower than the normal … Continue reading

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Un-SQL Friday #02–Tech Giants!

The request for the next round of UnSQL Friday has been issued and the topic is as follows: “Read this blog, and then write whatever you want about Tech Giants. Be sure to mention in your blog that you’re writing … Continue reading

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2011 Goals

These goals are not in any particular order. There is no priority. I’ll be keeping logs of some of these items and may or may not publish them at the end of the year (or even quarterly). Goal 1 – … Continue reading

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2010–Goals Review

I suppose that there is a reason that I have never posted goals in a public place before last year.  It seems like there is a lot of pressure to follow through and complete those goals.  Well, there would be … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday #62–Tampa 15 January 2010

I just received word that I’ll be speaking at SQL Saturday #62 in Tampa Florida on 15 January 2010.  I still don’t know exactly what topic I’ll be speaking on because the organizers have done something different… They asked for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Community Contributor 2011

I am honored to have recently received the Microsoft Community Contributor Award for 2011.  Honestly, I don’t know how many people got it, what the conditions were or really anything.  I heard about this new award from Microsoft at about … Continue reading

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A New Job! Oh, and I switched to Word press

Just as an FYI, I got a new job!  So, no longer will I be working as a business intelligence professional in the insurance industry.  Now, I will be working as a development database administrator for an e-commerce company in … Continue reading

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