Paul S. Randal

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Category: Personal

Diving in the Caribbean

The first of the long-promised photo posts (with lots of Wikipedia links) – click on photos for larger versions. Over the holidays Kimberly and I

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Happy holidays!

[Edit 1/1/09] Well, actually its so nice here (St. Lucia) that we're staying on vacation another week – maybe I'll post some stuff next week

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Manamana!

After putting up with years of me occasionally breaking into song with 'Manamana!', Kimberly finally caved-in this afternoon and asked to see the classic Muppets

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8-bit nostalgia time

If anyone reading the blog was watching SQLServerCentral back in 2006, you'd have seen an email interview I did with Steve Jones while I was

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One year on…

Well, it’s been a year since I left Microsoft (8/31/07) to join Kimberly running SQLskills.com – and what a blast it’s been! From 8/31/07 to

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This had me in tears laughing…

Just go watch it – LEGO stop-go animation of a Metallica concert – it’s fantastic! http://www.sarahlacy.com:80/sarahlacy/2008/08/stop-what-you-a.html Thanks to Jason Massie for the heads-up (tons of

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LEGO Olympics

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of LEGO (see SQL Down Under podcast interview –

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Nostalgia day

I’m sitting here writing my next article for TechNet Magazine – this time on Tracking Changes Using SQL Server 2008 – and was fooling around

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Patents and parties

In the mail today I received notice that my first software patent has been granted by the US Patent Office :-) (after being filed 3.5

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Downtime…

With the class we taught yesterday in Zurich for Microsoft, Kimberly and I have just finished almost three weeks of continuous travelling and presenting at

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