PASS Summit 2016 – Keynote 2

Thursday! Kilt day. We start with Grant Fritchey (PASS’ VP of Finance, in a kilt), talking about the various metrics of PASS, which show that the community is growing both numerically and graphically, reaching 87% of countries now. It’s good to know that things are going well. This is all public information, and I’m not … Continue reading PASS Summit 2016 – Keynote 2

PASS Summit 2016 – Blogging again – Keynote 1

.So I’m back at the PASS Summit, and the keynote’s on! We’re all getting ready for a bunch of announcements about what’s coming in the world of the Microsoft Data Platform. First up – Adam Jorgensen. Some useful stats about PASS, and this year’s PASSion Award winner, Mala Mahadevan (@sqlmal) There are tweets going on … Continue reading PASS Summit 2016 – Blogging again – Keynote 1

Passwords – a secret you have no right to share

I feel like this topic just keeps going around and around. Every time I’m in a room where someone needs to log into a computer that’s not theirs, there seems to be a thing of “Oh, I know their password…”, which makes me cringe. I’ve written about this before, and even for a previous T-SQL … Continue reading Passwords – a secret you have no right to share