Pragmatic Works Webcasts This Week #passwit

Every week, Pragmatic Works offers up its "Training on the Ts" webcast series and this month, in honor of Women's History Month, the series is showcasing all of its sessions with women speakers.  Doing this offers all of us a chance highlight some of the female voices in our male dominated field.  Hopefully, this focus inspires some … Continue reading Pragmatic Works Webcasts This Week #passwit

Pragmatic Works Webcasts This Week #passwit

Every week, Pragmatic Works offers up its "Training on the Ts" webcast series and this month, in honor of Women's History Month, the series is showcasing all of its sessions with women speakers.  Doing this offers all of us a chance highlight some of the female voices in our male dominated field.  Hopefully, this focus inspires some … Continue reading Pragmatic Works Webcasts This Week #passwit

Webcast “Value of Performing Wait Analysis” This Week with Pragmatic Works

Ever have your SQL Server slow down for reasons that you can't explain?  Or did you spend all night tuning a query to perfection only to have it bog down in production?  Want to find out what's going on?  If so, read on... This week, I'll be presenting my session "What Are You Waiting For … Continue reading Webcast “Value of Performing Wait Analysis” This Week with Pragmatic Works

December AppDev Webcast

The new year is just around the corner.  And before you know it, we’ll have an opportunity to start moving SQL Server 2012 into production.  While we anxiously await that day, it is a good idea to make sure that you are up on the latest T-SQL enhancements that are coming in the next release.  … Continue reading December AppDev Webcast

Speaking in Colorado Springs

I’m probably going to have to put together a new SQL video, because I’ve been accepted to speak at SQL Saturday #104.  The e-mail came in last night and it appears I have two sessions for the event.  Enough about those for the moment, let’s talk about the upcoming event. SQL Saturday 104 To start … Continue reading Speaking in Colorado Springs

PASS Summit 2011 Session Materials

I’ll be posting a summit wrap-up after I return next week from my honeymoon.  Until then, though, I wanted to make sure that anyone that wanted them, had the materials I used in my presentation. [download id="50"] Execution plans are stored after execution in the plan cache. This metadata about how queries are executed can … Continue reading PASS Summit 2011 Session Materials

SQL Saturday 98 Follow-Up

I’ve been meaning to follow-up with links to the presentations that I delivered at SQL Saturday 98.  It’s a few weeks late, but they are all now uploaded to the SQL Saturday site.  If you don’t want to go there, you can get this here as well: [download id="5"] [download id="8"] [download id="48"] I had … Continue reading SQL Saturday 98 Follow-Up