My Book Contributions

One of the really super cool things about the SQL community is the frequent opportunity one could have to get involved.

One of my favorite methods of getting involved is the varied ways to participate on a book project.

Data Professionals at Work Book

Not only will you encounter some interesting stories, but I believe you will also encounter some interesting insight into some of the contributors for this book: Data Professionals at Work.

How to be an MVP Book

When it comes to characteristics of an MVP, the two groups (geek and jock) are no longer at the opposite ends of the spectrum. Rather, they are very similar in nature which makes this such a great tool to help relate to many teams of different types. Business leaders, youth leaders, coaches, and the it crowd can all benefit from reading this book.

HealthySQL – A Review

A quick look into the book by Robert Pearl: Healthy SQL.

Top 10 Recommended Books…

So the title says it all, right?  Well, only really partially. Recently an article was published listing the top 10 most recommended books for SQL Server.  That’s the part the title doesn’t say.  It is […]

Transaction Log Management

I have had the distinct pleasure of being asked to review a book by RedGate.  The book is by a friend and respected community member Gail Shaw (blog | twitter).  The book is a stairways […]


Not too long ago, I blogged about a Book called Daemon.  Freedom is the sequel to Daemon. I enjoyed reading this book.  The story continues from Daemon, but in a largely different direction.  I like […]

Throne of Fire

Finally, I have completed another book.  I took the opportunity while traveling to catch up on some reading.  Better yet, I was able to do this while testing out my Kindle. The book I just […]


It has been a looooong time since I wrote a little book review.  It’s nice to take time out with a little fantasy to ease and please the brain. Just because I haven’t written a […]