Study Resources

New KiPi Challenge

There is a new Know it. Prove it challenge over at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. The challenges are open to developers, data pros, and students, all of…


MCT Azure Exam Prep

Having a great time at the MCT Summit. Always enjoyable to meet up with old friends, talk about certification courses, and pick up new skills to be…


New PASS website

The newly designed PASS website is now live! Come meet us: http://www.pass.org/ PASS is your invitation to a global community of over 250,000 like-minded data professionals…


Doodled Coloring Book

For those who have been waiting. My Brothers Coloring Book is NOW live for orders! Portions of each order benefit the Terre Haute Human Society….


Cybersecurity Reference

Well, that is one busy infographic. If you need more insight into Cybersecurity, here is a great video on securing #Office365 like a cyber security…


Restore vs Recovery

It is time for T-SQL Tuesday #85 and this month the party is being hosted by Kenneth Fisher from SQL Studies.This month’s topic is Backup and Restore and…


SQL Saturday Atlanta #578

Attached is my presentation on SQL Server Certification that will be presented at SQL Saturday Atlanta: BI Edition this weekend. I have also provided useful…


Big Data Challenge

I completed the Know It, Prove It challenge and earned the Microsoft Virtual Academy Big Data badge. Whether you’re a Developer, Data Pro, or student, you…


Hekaton in SQL Server 2016 SP1

From the SQL Server Database Engine blog: With the release of SQL Server 2016 SP1, one of the outcomes is that In-Memory OLTP (aka Hekaton),…


Ignite Online Sessions

There were so many great session at Microsoft Ignite that I could not attend them all. Fortunately, we can catch all the videos online.  One…


Microsoft Tech Community

This has been rumored for some time, but it now seems that Microsoft’s latest iteration of online community is live. Launched on September 2nd, but…