Category: General

A minor office reorg – part 1

I detail my home office setup, much of the gear in it, and show the progress of a minor renovation – a new standing desk and improved backlighting.

[OT] : Windows Activation, en masse

This weekend I discovered a minor issue in one of my virtual environments. I had built out 100 VMs based on a Hyper-V template, but I forgot to activate the original source before creating...

My bucket list

This morning Bob Pusateri (a.k.a. @SQLBob) posted his bucket list, and was quickly followed by Brent Ozar (blog | twitter). If we really think about, I'm sure we all have some semblance of a...

[OT] : Headed to the Olympics

Just wanted to drop a quick note to let people know that I will probably be pretty quiet on here for the next two weeks.  We leave tomorrow for Vancouver to spectate at several...

"What three events brought you here?"

I was tagged by Tim Mitchell (twitter) in a recent meme launched by Paul Randal (twitter), entitled, "What three events brought you here?" Well, I've lied told stories about this in the past.  If...