As I noted in a previous entry, I'm going to be upgrading my SQL Server knowledge with the best minds in the business, in early 2012. To prepare myself for this training, I'm planning on going through the 40+ hours of videos that are provided for MCM training, as well as two of the required … Continue reading SQL Preparation, Part the First
John Gruber calls it "Claim Chowder" where someone predicts something in the future that is shown as completely wrong, as the future catches up to those claims. As I'm going through my 900+ blog entries to make sure internal links are working, and having a good chuckle at the expense of myself (after all, what's … Continue reading Hazards of recorded history …
In one month, I'm turning thutty-five. I'm also in the process of migrating over 16 years' worth of blog and personal website into one WordPress installation. As I go through the content, I'm struck by the number of times I've sworn, and in particular the "f-word". So where it hasn't added anything to the context, … Continue reading Sanitation
I've been busy with the local community theatre group here in Lloydminster. We go on stage this weekend for three nights. The first night was completely sold out, so they added another night before the first night, which is almost sold out. The second date, which became the third date, is the matinee, and is … Continue reading See How They Run
In February and March 2012 I'm taking a trip to Tampa FL to attend three weeks of in-depth SQL Server training, provided by Paul Randal and Kimberly Tripp, those legends of the SQL world. I cannot wait.
Some time ago, I converted my blog from simplephpblog to WordPress, leaving the rest of the site in flat HTML with some PHP headers (to maintain consistency and reduce duplicate code). I even wrote an open-source C# application to perform the blog migration (which had a couple of bugs but did much of the heavy … Continue reading WordPress Migration