I just returned from Microsoft Developer and ITPro days in Ghent, Belgium. The hospitality was great, and the event itself drew some big crowds of top notch developers and IT pros. Ghent was an amazing city, with medieval architecture sharing the city with modern buildings. Besides the four talks on SQL Server 2005 and ADO.NET that I did for the main conference, Wednesday, I gave a special talk on Event Notifications for the Belgian SQL Server user group. On the previous, the user group and I went out for ribs and beer. I sampled quite a few different excellent Belgian beers, there is quite a variety!

Thanks to all for a really good time. The conference demo scripts are posted up on the SQLskills website