SQL Saturday #297 – Colorado Springs, CO

sqlsat297_webYes, folks it’s that time of year again.  I’ll be heading to Colorado Springs, CO this upcoming weekend to join the ranks of speakers as one of the chosen ones.   As usual, I’m honored to be speaking at their event.  They always have an outstanding list of speakers and to be among them is truly an honor. 

Colorado_LandscapeI very much enjoy traveling to Colorado.  The scenery is breath taking and the people there are incredible.  If you have never had the opportunity to visit, I would highly recommend it.  

This year the Colorado Springs group is doing something a little different.  They are hosting a food drive in order to help the local community and I for one will be stopping at a local grocery store to load up on canned food before the event.  I think that this is a fantastic way to give back to the community. 

Microsoft MVP Chris Shaw did a blog post about the food drive here.    

SQL Server Databaseology 201 – The Study of Database Internals

This is probably one of my favorite presentations as I get to talk about the internal structures of a Microsoft SQL Server database.  I’m not talking about tables, views, or procedures but rather things such as how each row is structured, how does SQL Server keep track of your data and various ways to go diving into the depths of the internals.  This presentation is packed with demo’s and fantastic #Sharknado references!  We’ll also discuss how your data types matter and that despite what you’ve been told, disk isn’t always cheap.

If you haven’t checked out the schedule yet, you should.  There are some fantastic speakers going to this event.  Speakers like Mike Fal (B|T), Chris Shaw (B|T),  Jason Kassay (T), Jason “Cannonball” Horner (B|T), Steve Jones (B|T), Meagan Longoria (B|T), Thomas LaRock (B|T), Keith Tate (B|T), Glenn Berry (B|T), Jason Strate (B|T) and many others.  I assure you that this is a schedule you don’t want to miss!

Free Training

SQL Saturday’s is a great venue for FREE training and I highly encourage you to attend if you can.  It’s one Saturday out of the year for this particular event and I promise that it’ll be worth your time.  If you haven’t yet experienced the awesomeness that is SQL Saturday, you are missing out and now’s the time to change it!

If you are in my session or even just wandering about, please feel free to come up and introduce yourself!  I enjoy meeting new people and I promise I won’t bite!

Still here?  What are you waiting for?  Go.  Now.  Register.   Take the leap and move forward in your learning & career! DO IT!!

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3 Responses to SQL Saturday #297 – Colorado Springs, CO

  1. Kim Claybaugh says:

    I just wanted to say thanks for coming to Colorado Springs and presenting at SQL Saturday #197. I have already started to work with some of the information you provided, in your session, and I hope to spend quite a bit more time going over everything. Thanks again! Kim

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