Tag Archives: SQL Server

All I Want For Christmas Is…

I’m not going to let another #mememonday pass without a post – one thought came to mind. The theme this month is – What gift do you want Microsoft to leave under the tree this year? I don’t want much. Bill Gates is already taking care of the world, so no beauty pageant wish there. […]

Microsoft Loves Your Big Data

This week at the SQL PASS Summit, Ted Kummert – Corporate Vice President of the Business Platform Division at Microsoft (think SQL Server) made an announcement in Wednesday’s keynote presentation. It is an awesome announcement for companies who have “big data” (think semi structured or even unstructured large data sets. Think data that is perhaps […]

SQL Server Consulting – Straight Path Solutions

Welcome To Straight Path Solutions As a consultant to the company, I worked directly with Mike for approximately one year. We worked as part of a team in a challenging software development environment with aggressive deadlines and many moving pieces. As a Database Administrator, Mike was a strong contributor and key to our success. As […]

Linked Server Query Running Slow?

Is your SQL Server Linked Server Query running slow? Check your permissions. Maybe this is old news to you but it wasn’t for me –> It was a good day. We had finally migrated onto brand new hardware (and saw a 250% improvement in run times of most warehouse jobs). I had finally cleaned up […]

SeacoastSQL First Meeting Recap

(Written the night of the meeting, edited and posted after) Wow. I just got home from a really great night with a fun group of people. The first meeting (hopefully of many more) was a success (more on what that means from my point of view below) and we had an amazing turnout – By […]

SQL Server Presentations

Mike has spoken at several local, regional and national events (including the 2010 SQL PASS Summit, where his session feedback put Mike in the top 15 out of 185 reviewed sessions and on the “Best Of Summit 2010” DVD). He enjoys speaking about what he is passionate about when it comes to technology – Helping […]


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