Archive for month: June, 2010

July PASSMN Meeting

30 June, 2010 (21:57) | PASS, PASSMN, Professional Development | By: Mark V

Dude! Itzik Ben-Gan… Dig it! Start Date/Time: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 5:00 PM End Date/Time: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 7:00 PM Query Tuning Tips with Itzik Ben-Gan Meeting sponsor: Digineer Location: 8300 Norman Center Drive, 9th Floor, Bloomington, MN  55437 Live Meeting ·         URL:*ZR%248%25%2Fd ·         Meeting ID: 7DGRT6 ·         Entry Code: h*ZR$8%/d Agenda: 5:00 […]

PASSMN June Meeting: What’s New In SSRS 2008 R2

14 June, 2010 (09:11) | PASS, PASSMN, Presentations, Professional Development, SSRS | By: Mark V

I have been lax in promoting my local SQL users group, so here goes. Oh, by the way, it’s Lara’s fault that I am a SQL Server consultant. Thanks Lara! June PASSMN Meeting & Newsletter Sponsored by Magenic There will be books, shirts and other swag at the end of the meeting! Location:    8300 Norman […]

Exam: 70-448 SQL 2008 BI Dev and Maintenance

14 June, 2010 (08:57) | Professional Development | By: Mark V

In conjunction with my professional development plan, on June 1st I took the 70-448 exam: SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance, which I passed. Hazzah! With most of my SQL Server career involving SSIS and SSRS, I  felt comfortable in those areas. I have only done a little bit of SSAS, so I […]

No Presenting, Please

9 June, 2010 (09:36) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development | By: Mark V

When I walked into class on the first day of Acting II at the University of New Hampshire, the chalk board at the front of the room was empty except for three words: “No acting, please.” Yeah. This was an acting class. At first, this made no sense to me, but soon it was crystal […]