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Speaking at SQL Saturday Lisbon #583

In a few days, I will be heading towards Lisbon to speak at the annual SQL Saturday which takes place on Saturday March 11th. On March 9th and 10th, there are 3 preconference workshops held by some of the very knowledgeable people in the industry, so if you are near you don’t want to miss Friday […]

Speaking at MS Cloud Summit 2017

No one is prophet in its own land says the adage. But when it comes to Microsoft Cloud technologies that doesn’t seem to apply. Next week, Monday 23rd, marks the start of the first edition of the MSCloudSummit in Paris, France. This will be my very first public speaking in my country of birth and although […]

Speaking at SQL Saturdays – busy times ahead

This fall, starting September 17th, I have the honor and the privilege to be presenting at few SQL Saturdays: SQL Saturday Copenhagen #541 Besides co-organizing it for the fourth time I will also be speaking (selection process was may be a bit biaised) about one of my favorite topics. Automated deployment and integration : Continuous Integration […]

Speaking at SQL Saturday #526 Rochester

This year, I decided to cut down on the number of SQL Saturdays I would attend, SQL Saturday #526 Rochester is one of the few I submitted to and I was so delighted to get selected. I will present 2 sessions at the event on May 14th. I haven’t been upstate New York since 1986 […]

The date demands it or does it?

Quite a while since I’ve been writing…a lot of water under the bridge and a demanding yet rewarding job in Zurich are some of my excuses. This is not a post about : SQL Server written in Javascript, Linus Torvald joining Microsoft or even IT companies investing massively in handwritten procedures, or even Microsoft acquiring […]

Speaking at SQL Saturday Slovenia #460

This Saturday, I will be back in wonderful Ljubljana to present a session about a new feature from SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database : Always encrypted. It is the first time I am doing this session and I plan on doing mostly demos, which I am quite excited about. I’ve been benchmarking the […]

SQL Nexus Call for speakers is live

Nexus noun – “That which unites or binds”         After several months of work with a team of great people and companies: -Kenneth M. Nielsen (b|t) -Mark Broadbent (b|t) –ASAP design –Funky.biz –Microsoft –bloodyuseful We have the honour to launch the call for speakers for the next generation data platform conference in Copenhagen. The […]