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Archive for September 23rd, 2010

PASSMN September 2010 Meeting Follow-up

Posted by denglishbi on September 23, 2010

This past Tuesday night we had another great monthly meeting here in Minnesota.  We had the pleasure of having Kalen Delaney present to us and she delivered another great session to our community on Isolation vs Concurrency: What Are the PASSMN_LogoChoices?  This was the same presentation she did for the 24 Hours of PASS last week, but I was not fortunate enough to attend so this was perfect.

If you did not get to attend this meeting or see the 24 Hours of PASS session you will be able to check it out starting next week.  All of the sessions for the 24 Hours of PASS were recorded and will be made available:

All sessions have been recorded and will be available for viewing by September 27.

Don’t forget that next month we will not be having our regular monthly meeting, but don’t worry there is an option for you and guess what….it is an all day free event at the casino!  SQL Saturday #58 will be on Friday, October 29.  We are looking to have at least 4 tracks of most likely 6 sessions (presentations) each, maybe more, with tons of great content and all related to SQL Server of course.  Hope to see you there!

If you want to check out the announcements from this month’s meeting I have uploaded them to my SkyDrive.  Thanks to Jason Strate for putting these together.  We also place this in our Resources->Documents section on our PASSMN site, but currently we are working out some SSO site issues with a recent switch we did.

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Last call for SQL Saturday #58 Speakers

Posted by denglishbi on September 23, 2010

We are on the final week for the call for speakers for the SQL Saturday (on a Friday) event in Minnesota at Mystic Lake Casino on Friday, October 29.  This is an all day free event brought to you by our wonderful and generous sponsors and the community.  We already have a great line up of sessions submitted by local and national speakers like Kevin Kline, William Pearson, Brian Knight, Jason Strate, Brian Larson, Lara Rubbelke, and more!  I will also be jumping in the ring to present a session.

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So if you have a topic that is of real particular interest to you and you want to share the content with your fellow community then here is your chance.  This is a great opportunity to talk about something that you find very interesting and share it with people that want to hear about it.  We are anticipating close to 250 people in attendance.  Right now we have just over 160 people that have registered and the list is growing.

What are you waiting for?  The session submission ends this Friday, September 24.  Go ahead and throw your hat in the ring.  If you don’t feel like presenting you can submit a suggestion for someone to talk about.  You can at least go out and register for the event and come join in the excitement.

Next week we are hoping to have a finalized schedule in place, so stay tuned.

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