I Love Teaching
As I mentioned earlier this week, I really enjoyed Consona Connect 2010. I had two very important epiphanies while presenting at this event.
I know a LOT more about SQL Server than I did 3 years ago.
Don Rudo introduced me as a SQL server expert, and actually said, “Dave probably knows more [...]
Using Excel/PowerPivot with M2M Presentation.
First, I want to take a moment to thank everyone at Consona for putting on a great convention this year. Having worked on SQL Saturday Events, I have an idea of how much work goes into it. I’d especially like to thank Devon Everage, who was largely responsible for planning [...]
Viva Las Vegas
Don Rudo was once again on his game and enthusiastically talking about raid arrays, transaction logs, and BACKUPS BACKUPS BACKUPS!!! I had to pop in and out of his sessions to attend the others, but what I saw was very informative. There were a couple of [...]
*** Note: This is a 3 part post and they are shown in the order I published them. Please read parts one and two below before reading part 3. ***
Try to imagine it. You’re stuck in the middle of the night on top of a mountain surrounded by short pines without food, [...]
“It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.” -Rollo May
Spoken in an old time radio announcer’s voice:
When last we left our “hero”, he had left his car to take a picture of the desert in the mountains near Lee Canyon. Of course he [...]
This article isn’t about the User Conference which was held in Vegas a few years ago. This is about me and my life and death struggle against my own stupidity.
Some have found this story hard to believe, but I swear it is true. This was my first trip to Vegas, so I [...]