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SQL Cruise! SQL Saturdays! Summit! SQL-SQL-SQL!

We’re drawing to the end of our third season of DBAs@Midnight (our weekly webshow by DBAs, for DBAs), and to the middle of the summer. What on earth shall we do for the next few months? We considered taking a break from all things SQL*, then thought…naaaah. So far we’ve lined up, three SQL Saturdays, the PASS Summit, and a January SQL Cruise!

August-October – SQL Saturdays

We’ll  be tooling on down to sultry Red Stick** for the August 4 SQLSaturday #150 – Baton Rouge 2012. I’ll present Beginning T-SQL and T-SQL Brush-up:The Best Things You Forgot You Knew, and Sean has Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0 and The Backup Tune-up (this was stunningly popular at SQLRally this year).

And we’ll head up to OKC for the August 25 – SQLSaturday #125 – Oklahoma City 2012 (schedule not yet announced).

On October 12, the day before SQLSaturday #163 – Dallas – BI Edition 2012, Sean has a precon slated! Check out the details for his “Become an Enterprise DBA” precon at EventBrite, and register!

November 6-9 – PASS Summit 2012

We’ll be rocking the PASS Summit again this year in our usual fashion. Sean has two sessions: the excellent Blazing Fast Backups, and our very popular Mouth Wide Shut: Coherent Interviewing.

January 2013 – SQLCruise!

January 26 through February 2, 2013 we will go on our first ever SQL Cruise!!  We’ll float down from Miami through the Eastern Caribbean, drinks in hand, learning away, doing all the cruise-y things that cruisers do…I CAN’T WAIT! Oh yeah, and Sean and the other trainers will be teaching awesome stuff, too.

Register before September 1 for the earlybird discount, and hurry!

Big big days ahead of us, good times…


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Where are We?

November 3-7: PASS Summit, Seattle, WA

PASS Summit: Jen is presenting How to Interview a DBA: A Panel Debate on Thursday 11/6 1:30pm, room 401 (along with Adam Machanic, Sean McCown, Bob Pusateri, and Michelle Ufford).

PASS Summit: Sean is presenting Performance Tuning Your Backups on Wednesday 11/5 3:00pm, room 602-604.

December 11: Presenting "Powershell Cmdlets.." at Alaska SQL Server User Group

January 30: "Become an Enterprise DBA" precon at Austin SQL Saturday

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