Hello SQL Ralliers!

If you are coming here from sitting in my presentation on Thursday at 8:30 at the SQL Rally then this post should be useful. If you are thinking about it, maybe the link contained within will be useful. If you aren’t, well then hopefully my other content will be useful!

You can see more about me here. I’m participating in a few things Thursday at the Rally:

Speaking at 830 – Iceberg, Dead Ahead! Lessons from Real-Life Disasters for the Database Professional – I created a quick page with a copy of the latest slide deck as well as some links to related blog posts I have written and links to more details and reports on some of the airplane disasters/incidents we will be talking about. That page is here.

SQL University Lightning Talk – 4:35-5:35 – A handful of folks who have participated in the SQL University will be sharing a quick 5 minute lightning style conversation and then having an open Q&A. Should be a great way to interact with several community contributors. I’m going to be talking about vendor relationships, vendor “interviews” and why they are important. Most of us work with vendors, no?

Overdrive Sessions 5:45 – 7:00 – I will be participating in a Job Interview mock up that Kevin Kline is hosting. I’ll be one of the interviewers. Come and critique the interviewer style I am utilizing for this example. Should be fun. There are going to be 3 mock interviews with different interviewers and interviewees.

1 thought on “Hello SQL Ralliers!”

  1. Mike,

    Man, you did a great job on your Overdrive part. You were the way-too-busy and overly self important interviewer. What a great example you gave of what not to do. It really opened up some lively conversation in the room, which was the intended purpose.

    Great job!


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