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PASS Summit 2017 Wrap-Up - The People!

I need a new social media profile picture.

That’s one of the most important (non-technical) conclusions I drew from my week at PASS Summit 2017. It seemed like everywhere I went, I heard “I didn’t recognize you without the hat!” The picture I use on Slack, Twitter and Instagram is the same one I use here on my… 2,835 more words

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PASS Summit 2017 in Photos

My favorite photos from Summit 2017. Click to enlarge & see more detail; once in the larger view, you can use the your arrow keys to cycle through. 269 more words

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TSQL Tuesday #96: Folks Who Have Made a Difference

This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is brought to us by Ewald Cress‏ (blog | twitter) and is all about “folks who have made a difference” in our careers. 488 more words

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It takes a village

Ewald Cress (b/t) is our host this month for Adam Machanic’s (b/t) monthly blog party T-SQL Tuesday… 671 more words

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TSQL Tuesday #96: Folks Who Have Made a Difference


I started working as a SQL Server DBA in November of 2007. In November of 2010, I attended my second PASS Summit in Seattle. At the time I was working for a large insurance company, and our Microsoft sales rep had scheduled a dinner for my team at 6pm. 413 more words

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T-SQL Tuesday #96: Folks Who Have Made a Difference

It’s time for T-SQL Tuesday and this month’s edition is hosted by Ewald Cress (b|t). It’s non-technical this month because we’re all recovering from PASS Summit. 724 more words

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Cleanup sysobjects after disabling replication

In my previous blog post I explained how we are going to leverage the power of transactional replication, to move your on-premise databases to Azure SQL databases (PaaS). 704 more words

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