New Pluralsight course: SQL Server: Understanding Database Fundamentals (98-364)

On October 29th, 2019, Pluralsight published my latest course, SQL Server: Understanding Database Fundamentals (98-364). This makes four courses that I have done for Pluralsight. Here is the official course description: Learn the fundamentals of designing, using, and maintaining a SQL Server database. This course is applicable to anyone preparing for the 98-364 exam: Understanding Database Fundamentals. My goal for […]

SQLintersection Spring 2019 Conference

I am very excited to be speaking at my ninth consecutive SQLintersection conference. The Spring show this year is at Walt Disney World Swan Resort. I’m honored to be co-presenting two workshops with good friend David Pless as well as presenting three sessions. David and I start our week on Monday with a full day […]

Azure Training – London

I am very excited about my upcoming IEAzure class being held in London, September 10th and 11th at the Marriott in Kensington (London). This is a content rich class covering SQL Server running on Azure Virtual Machines (Azure IaaS) as well as Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance (PaaS). You read that correctly, we’ve […]

Calling all user group leaders! I want to present on Managed Instances for you!

At SQLskills, we like presenting to user groups. It’s a great way to give back to our community and share things that we learn about. Paul Randal put out a call to user group leaders earlier this year, but I’ve recently been digging deep into Azure SQL Database Managed Instance and would like to show […]

Three Years with SQLskills

It’s hard to believe that three years ago, I started my journey with SQLskills working with Kimberly, Paul, Jonathan, Erin, and Glenn. The time has just flown by, but that’s because I’ve been really busy these past three years. During this time, I’ve completed countless health audits for clients all over the world, numerous upgrades, […]