Month: October 2007

IndyTechFest 2007!

Well, the inaugural IndyTechFest event kicked off on Saturday as the waves of IT masses(350+) descended upon Indianapolis for a free all day event. Everything went off without a hitch and it looked like everyone was having a great time. I spent my morning and afternoon up until my presentation helping to man the Perpetual Technologies booth in order to ensure that  everyone’s questions got addressed. Whew! I haven’t had to talk to that many people within a short amount of time since the last time that I went to DevConnections in Orlando. Kudos goes to the whole group whom helped put on the event as everything was nicely organized and planning was pretty much to the ‘T’. Hopefully, Microsoft is keeping a keen eye on this when we ask for Scott Guthrie or someone of his stature to come down to give us a talk at the next one. I have always felt that Indianapolis has a ton of Microsoft talent in the shadows and that events like this and the recognition that they bring have been a long time coming.      My presentation went awesome and I have to say I was very surprised at the enthusiasm level! Considering that I was giving a SQL Server presentation within a .NET Tips & Tricks track at the last spot in the day. The room was actually packed and...

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Indianapolis PASS Presentation

I will be presenting at the October meeting of IndyPASS next week. The title of the presentation will be Thinking Outside the Box: Creating A Design Solution to Overcome Complex Business NeedsBasically, it will be an interesting talk consisting of some of the more unique real world solutions that I have had a hand in creating and how the classic role of the DBA is changing from strict administration to more of a solutions solving role within business. I will try to post the slides as soon as I can.  Slides are posted! Presentation Slides! Cheers,AJ Powered by...

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IndyTechFest Slides!

The link below should take you to the powerpoint slides I used for my IndyTechFest presentation on SQL Server Database Design Best Practices for .NET developers. Please report any broken links to me and I will try to get it corrected as soon as possible…. IndyTechFest Presentation Cheers,AJ Powered by...

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