SQL Saturday Cleveland 2019

Second SQL Saturday of the year and second time presenting “A Beginners Guide to Transactions.” I think I’ve got it almost where I want it…


SQL Saturday Nashville 2019

The first SQL Saturday of the year is always in Nashville. This will be my fifth year making the drive down to the music city….


Welcome to Microsoft Learn

On December 11, 2018, BJ O’Hare announced that the Microsoft Virtual Academy was retiring at the end of January 31, 2019. You can read the…


New SQL Video Series

I am officially an author for Apress Publishing. My first video series was released today on writing a T-SQL SELECT statement. This is a series…


Azure in a Month of Lunches

More than 100 Azure services offer everything you need to build and run your applications with all the performance, redundancy, security, and scale that the…


PASS Summit 2018 Speaker

Once again I had a great time at the PASS Summit this week. I was definitely nervous as this was my first time speaking at…


70-765 SQL Admin Exam

I finally passed the 70-765 exam. This finished up the MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Administration certification and also re-earned the MCSE: Data Management and Analytics…


SpecTECHular recordings

Recordings are now available from the October 12th New Horizons SpecTECHular event. You can find my session on “The Vocabulary of Performance Tuning” here.


SQL Saturday Pittsburgh #770

Another weekend and another SQL Saturday. This is my third year speaking at the Pittsburgh SQL Saturday. It is one of the smaller events, but…