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October 11, 2011  11:11 PM

SQL PASS Summit Before the Conference Starts



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011

The SQL PASS Summit is getting ready to begin.  If you are attending the SQL PASS summit I hope that you have already arrived in Seattle so that you can have some fun tonight at the events before getting started at the conference tomorrow. Things you can look forward to tonight at the PASS...

October 10, 2011  2:00 PM

SSRS runs some crappy queries against the ReportServer Database



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server, SSRS

While doing some research for my Half Day SQL PASS Session with Stacia Misner (blog | @staciamisner) I discovered that some of the queries which the SSRS engine runs against the ReportServer database are less than perfect total crap.  My specific...


October 6, 2011  2:00 PM

SQLFun a great way to meet people and make friends



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL Karaoke, SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server

The SQL PASS summit is quickly approaching, and with the excitement of large conferences comes the worry of what to do during the week.  How am I going to meet people, what am I going to do after hours or during the day when there is a session that I don't want to attend? This is a question...


October 4, 2011  7:36 PM

Let have lunch and talk storage



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Birds of a Feather, SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server, Storage

This year at the SQL PASS summit I'm once again taking a lunch table for the Birds of a Feather lunch on Friday.  And even better than last year I don't have a session that I'm presenting right before lunch so I'll actually be there on time (last year I was like 30 minutes late because of Q&A...


October 3, 2011  8:22 PM

Going to the PASS Summit? Better bring those silly little pieces of paper with you.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Business Cards, CamCard, SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011

No I'm not talking about something to take notes on during the sessions (you'll want that as well, either paper or digital).  But you'll want to bring some business cards.  Even if you aren't a consultant, business cards are a great way to give someone your contact info so that you can get in...


October 3, 2011  1:00 PM

MVP Deep Dives, get your MVP Deep Dives … and get it signed



Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server, SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2

For those of you attending the SQL PASS summit, if you are interested in picking up a copy of the second edition of the MVP Deep Dives book you'll have a chance to not only pick it up at the summit, but also get it signed by a large portion of the books authors. There will be two signing...


September 29, 2011  1:00 PM

SQL Karaoke 2011 powered by NEC and Genesis Hosting Solutions



Posted by: Denny Cherry
NEC, SQL Karaoke, SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server

So this is the all important SQL Karaoke wrist band post.  In order to get your SQL Karaoke wrist band you must head over the NEC booth on Wednesday during the exhibit hall hours and talk to the fine folks that will be working there.  If they decide that...


September 22, 2011  7:00 PM

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2 available for pre-order



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Book, Manning, Operation Smile, PASS, SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2, Storage

As you may or may not know, the SQL Server MVPs put out a book last year called the SQL Server MVP Deep Dives in which the proceeds of the book went to charity.  The MVPs have done a


September 15, 2011  8:41 AM

Heading to Europe in November for 2 great events



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, Kevin Kline, SQL PASS, SQL Saturday, SQL Server

I've managed to put together a nice two city European tour this November thanks to the SQL Server community and some good friends over there. My first stop will be November 12th, 2011 for the SQL Zaterdag IV in the Netherlands (the site is in Dutch and hasn't...


September 12, 2011  7:08 PM

SQL Karaoke is getting sponsored, and you get the benefits



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Genesis Hosting Solutions, NEC, SQL Karaoke, SQL PASS, SQL PASS 2011, SQL Server

So this year for the first time ever we have some sponsors for SQL Karaoke at the SQL PASS summit. A few fine companies have offered to open up the bar for our enjoyment. There will be a limited number of wristbands available for drinks, so be sure to find me Wednesday during the summit to get...


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