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Inspire 2018 is coming! Partners, are you ready?

One great thing that happens annually is the Microsoft Partner conference, titled “Inspire”. This year, it will be held July 15th-19th in Las Vegas. Sign up SOON, as there is a 300 dollar discount to sign up before June 1st! … Continue reading

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Homage to the DBA

To my Database Administrator friends… #Parody #Humor “The DBA Rules” sung to the tune of “The Mob Rules” by black sabbath. Oh come on Restrict the database and tell the people that something’s coming to call Performance and slowness are … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday! Albany July 29, 2017 – Come and learn Databases and BI!

SQL Saturdays are free training events, put on by volunteers who deliver great content to you, the audience, all around Microsoft SQL Server, and surrounding technologies. Continue reading

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Virtualization of SQL Server

I get the following question often from my enterprise customers. “Does Microsoft support clustering (of windows and sql) on top of VMWare?” There is a “Yes-but” approach to this. In 2007, Microsoft came out with the “Server Virtualization Validation Program” … Continue reading

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Public Speaking – You can do it!

The value of public speaking is tremendous. If you cringed already, this post may be for you. I grew up last of three, and was the “Baby”. Others spoke for me, and defended me. When I got to college, I … Continue reading

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The time has come, SQL 2005

It’s time we sat down and had a chat, people. SQL Server 2005.  You run it? Your company runs it?  It’s over 10 years old.  If this is on top of Windows 2003, that is already out of date. Microsoft has … Continue reading

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