SQL Saturday #50 Wrap-up

I had the immense pleasure of speaking at SQL Saturday #50 in Iowa City this past weekend. To say it was an awesome time would be quite the understatement. Special thanks to Michelle Ufford (blog | twitter), Ed Leighton-Dick (twitter) and Jeff Belina (twitter) for all you did to make this event possible. Also a giant thank you to all of the sponsors who made this event financially possible. To start at the very beginning, I made it to Iowa City in the early afternoon and had extra time to do a little exploring. Caving to my fetish for historic…
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Speaking at SQLSaturday #50: East Iowa 2010

I feel extremely honored to have the chance to speak at SQLSaturday #50, which is taking place in Iowa City on September 18th.  The organizers have put together a great schedule consisting of some amazing speakers and somehow I got on the list too! I'll be giving a talk called "Application Coding Sins."  As I've mentioned before, I was an application developer for about two years before I became a DBA, and still do development work on my own.  In my previous job, I spent a bunch of time writing application code to access and update databases, and even more…
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