Speaking in St. Louis on June 12th

I'll be speaking to the St. Louis SQL Server Users Group on the afternoon of June 12th at the Microsoft offices from 1PM until 4PM.  I'll be doing two presentations back to back.  The first is What I Wish Developers Knew about SQL Server.  The second is Understanding the Procedure…

SQL Server 2005 Query Plan web cast (UPDATED AGAIN)

UPDATED: The content of this presentation has significantly changed.  The presentation no longer covers the “What I Wish Developers Knew“ Material.  Basically this turns out to be a 45 minute session with 15 minutes of Q&A and I couldn't shoe horn a 75 minute…

PASS in Barcelona

Our European Conference kicked off this morning in Barcelona. Ken Henderson, Bob Ward and Bart Duncan are all part of the PSS team. They are doing a day long pre-conference session on SQL Server internals. I think after being in Europe for five days now I'm finally over my jet…

PASS Board of Directors Elections 2005

PASS sent out an email tonight with the slate of candidates for the Board of Directors so it's official.  I'm running for the Board of Directors for PASS.  There are six people running for three slots and it's a great group of candidates.  No matter what the results PASS will…

Speaking on SQL Server on July 26th

Just a reminder that I'll be speaking at the Kansas City .NET SIG on Tuesday, July 26th, 2005.  Suprisingly enough I'm going to be talking about SQL Server.  The talk is titled What I Wish Developers Knew About SQL Server. As an independant contractor I see many different…