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June 24, 2010  4:59 PM

PASS PreCon Followup



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

So apparently I need to actually read ALL the emails from PASS instead of letting my ADD kick in.  I've been selected for a Pre-Con on Monday November 8th, 2010.  You see PASS sends you a few emails when you are selected.  The first tells you which pre-con and spotlight sessions have been...

June 24, 2010  11:00 AM

Oh my god, what have I gotten myself into?



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

In case you aren't on twitter, at about 5pm (Pacific time) yesterday PASS sent out the emails to the people who have had their pre/post con sessions selected, and apparently Tim Ford (Blog | Twitter) was


March 22, 2010  11:00 AM

SQL Saturday 44 is coming up quickly (#sqlsat44)



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

Coming up in April (the 24th to be specific) is SQL Saturday 44, the first SQL Saturday event here in Southern California.  The event will be held in Huntington Beach at Golden West...

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February 22, 2010  10:14 PM

I must have had a great time at the MVP summit, I’m sick as hell



Posted by: Denny Cherry
MVP Summit, SQL Karaoke, SQL PASS

I'm not that kind of sick, any hangover would be long gone by now.  But the lack of sleep has caught up with me.  I've got exactly 5 days to get over it before my next trip, which will hopefully be much more tame. So last week was the MVP Summit (


January 21, 2010  11:00 AM

SQL PASS Session Stats



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Evals, In Person Events, PASS

So I got my session stats from my SQL PASS presentation a little while back, but I've been so busy I haven't been able to put up a post about them. My Session was DBA-421 Storage for the DBA. I had a great response rate on the evals with 66 evals turned in (there were about 100-120 people in the...


November 9, 2009  11:00 AM

#sqlpass is over. Some thought, comments, and reviews.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, PASS, Social Commentary, SQLServerPedia.com

The 2009 SQL PASS Summit has ended.  Our friends and extended family have made there way home, or are on there way home.  As I sit in the airport on Saturday on my way home to Southern California it seams like a good time to put down some thoughts about this years PASS Summit.


November 4, 2009  6:10 PM

#sqlpass notes from the Wednesday Keynotes



Posted by: Denny Cherry
PASS, Powerpivot

At the Wednesday keynotes we started with Rushabh talking about the PASS financials.  Some numbers include: 2010 revenue projection of $3.2M which is a 15% reduction from the 2009 numbers.  But even with this reduction PASS is planning on spending 40% more on the SQL Server community.  They...


November 3, 2009  6:04 PM

First picture set from #sqlpass



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Flickr, PASS

I've just uploaded a bunch of pictues from SQL Pass to flicker.  They can be found here. Denny


November 3, 2009  5:13 PM

#sqlpass so far… (keynotes, parties, lunch, and more)



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, PASS

So far the SQL PASS 2009 summit has been a blast.  I arrived on Sunday afternoon and the fun started shortly after that.  There have been a couple of parties to go to, and we did a great photo walk Monday morning.


October 31, 2009  11:17 PM

My #sqlpass schedule



Posted by: Denny Cherry
In Person Events, PASS

For those lucky enough to be attending the SQL PASS summit this year in Seattle, WA I'll be there to.  This is my third year in a row attending, and my first year speaking.  Over the course of the week I've got a bunch of planned things which I'll be doing.  Hopefully you'll look me up at one...


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