MCITP: 2 Down 2 to go

It’s time for the weekly update.  Much like last week, we had more issues with taking this exam today.  I scheduled exam 70-433 for first thing in the morning at a “private” test center.  The […]

CTE, Recursion and Math

Earlier this month we had a TSQL Tuesday on the topic of CTEs.  I bailed on my submission because I already posted some CTE examples and was bone dry on what I could write about. […]

MCITP 1 Down 3 To Go

Yesterday I posted a quick blurb about my certification plans this year.  Well, ok not full blown plans , but you get the gist.  I announced that I would be taking an exam this morning. […]

DBA VC Presentation May 11

Come one, come all!!  Oh wait, it’s too late now.  I just finished giving my presentation to the DBA VC (virtual chapter).  There was good attendance and there were good questions asked.  My presentation was […]

May 2011 S3OLV Meeting Reminder

This is a quick reminder of the upcoming May meeting for the Las Vegas SQL Server Users Group.  We will be meeting on May 12, 2011 at the usual time and at the usual place. […]

My Public Events RoundUp

As a part of my careers goals, I am trying to remain involved in the community through various engagements and events.  Recently, I was able to present to the South Africa Johannesburg group as a […]

T-SQL Tuesday #18 – CTEs

To CTE or not to CTE, that is the Question So my post really has nothing to do with the title.  This is not a post to help you determine whether a CTE is appropriate […]

May 2011 S3OLV Meeting

After a whirlwind of last minute changes last month, we expect stability this month with the monthly meeting. Meeting Time is 6:30PM PST Erika Bakse (blog | twitter) has been gracious to us by allowing […]

Meme Monday – “I got 99 problems but a disk ain’t one”

Today is Meme Monday and is a little thing that Thomas LaRock (Blog | Twitter)  has started.  Today he has started things off with a list of things that could cause a Database to go […]