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Evaluate your daily checklist against 100+ instances with PBM and CMS

The following are the reference material and videos created for the PASS Member Summit 2011. Videos PASS Summit 2011 – Evaluate Daily Checklist against 1000+ Servers  Proactive SQL Server Monitoring with Central Management Server How do I? Policy-based Management Policy … Continue reading


Here is a list of several different ways I pay it forward within the SQL Server Community from Austin, Texas. Contact me if you would like me to speak at your event I was a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. (2016 … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Attend SQL Saturday Austin on Jan 30th

The Austin SQL Server User Group will host its third SQL Saturday on Saturday, January 30th. SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. Admittance to this event is free ($15 … Continue reading

Upcoming Presentations

It’s an honor to always be able to give back to the SQL Server Community. I would never be where I am today with out others helping me along the way.  I look forward connecting and sharing with everyone at … Continue reading

May Adventures!

This month is going to be an exciting month for me. I enjoy training and sharing my knowledge with others and this month I am going to have several opportunities to accomplish that goal. This weekend, May 10th I will … Continue reading

Where is my Availability Group?

In SQL Server 2012 we got this great new high availability feature called availability groups. With readable secondaries under the covers it can be harder to figure out the following two questions. When did the availability group failover? Where did … Continue reading

T-SQL Tuesday #50: Automation for LazyDBAs!

T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blog party hosted by a different blogger each month. This blog party was started by Adam Machanic (blog|twitter). You can take part by posting your own participating post that fits the topic of the month. … Continue reading

Let’s Meetup [Updated]!

I have a confession to make. I like to meet people who also work with SQL Server. There are so many different ways to use SQL Server. I love to hear how people are using it differently than me.  One … Continue reading

Speaking at the Columbus SQL Server User Group

This week on Thursday, January 12th, 2011 a 6pm I will be speaking virtually at the Columbus, OH SQL Server User Group.  I will be giving an introduction to Policy Based Management. If you are a chapter leader and would … Continue reading

2011 was a crazy year!

Now that we are finishing up the last few days of the year its time to take a few minutes and reflect on my accomplishments for the year. To be honest, looking back at the blog posts I have no … Continue reading