Change Your #SQLPASS Password Right Now.

#SQLPass, SQL Server
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What you need to do: log into SQLpass.org and change your password. If you use the same password anywhere else, change it on all of those sites immediately as well. Why you need to do it: anytime you ever logged into SQLpass.org or SQLsaturday.com, or updated your password, or created an account, your password (along…
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#SQLPASS #Summit2013 Microsoft Keynote Liveblog

#SQLPass, SQL Server
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Charlotte, NC – Your intrepid reporter is onsite at the convention center, settling in at the Blogger’s Table. At 8:15AM Eastern time, PASS President Bill Graziano will take the stage, discuss PASS, and then hand things over to Microsoft’s Quentin Clark for product announcements. Some of the things I’m looking for include: Attendance numbers on…
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Make SQL Apps Go Faster – Only 60 Seats Left!

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In just a few weeks, Brent, Jes and I will be giving a full day pre-conference session at the SQLPASS 2013 Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our pre-conference will be Tuesday, October 15, 2013. There’s only a few seats left! This pre-con’s going to be killer– we’ve got 240 folks registered and ready to learn.…
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What a good lookin' crowd.

PASS Summit Feedback: Top Ten AGAIN!

#SQLPass, SQL Server
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Wow. Just wow. I’m totally humbled to say that my sp_Blitz® session and my AlwaysOn Availability Groups session were both voted among the best ten sessions at the PASS Summit 2012 conference. The sp_Blitz® session felt like the best session I’d ever presented in my life. The room was jam packed full of people with…
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#SQLPASS Women in Technology Luncheon Live Blog

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Hello from Seattle! I’m excited to be sitting front and center of the 10th Women in Technology Luncheon at PASS Summit! This year’s topic is “Women in Technology: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?” We’ll be hearing from an excellent panel! Stefanie Higgins, a Sr. DBA for Disney and former PASS board…
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PASS Summit Keynote Stage

#SQLPASS Summit Keynote Liveblog Day 2

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Good morning ladies and gentlemen! The conference hall is filling up in Seattle, and it’s time to crank up another blow-by-blow commentary.  I’ll be updating this blog every few minutes with what’s happening here at the PASS Summit.  For a refresher, check out the liveblog of yesterday’s keynote. PASS Summit Keynote Stage 8:20AM – People…
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PASS Summit Keynote Day 1

#SQLPASS Summit Keynote Liveblog – Day 1

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PASS Summit Keynote Day 1 Good morning, folks! Lights, camera, action – it’s time for the first keynote presentation at the Professional Association for SQL Server Summit.  It’s the annual international conference for Microsoft database folks.  This year it’s in Seattle, Washington again. Over the next two hours, I’ll be expanding this post with minute-by-minute…
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Our PASS Summit 2012 Schedule

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Next week, the Brent Ozar Unlimited® crew will be attending PASS Summit in Seattle, WA. It’s a busy week, full of networking, learning, and teaching. Here are a few of our highlights. Want to add our sessions to your schedule, and view more information at your fingertips? PASS Summit has gone mobile with Guidebook! It’s…
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Conference Speakers – Check Your Room Size

When you’re speaking at a conference, try to get the room schedules long before the event day.  Right now, the PASS Summit conference schedule is available, and each speaker’s room is listed. Then, check out the building’s floorplan – in this case, the Washington State Convention Center’s floorplans page.  Check out the seating capacity for…
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