A Historical Account of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) Lately, I've been asked many questions about the history and foundation of PASS. As an "old-timer", I like to think it's my prerogative to wax poetic about the old days. But it's also important to be able to answer those questions asynchronously and in […]
Learn about this HUGE opportunity to influence the Microsoft Data Platform products and services you use daily while attending the PASS Summit!
Melissa Connors posts her slides and recorded presentation from a SentryOne sponsored meeting of the #PASSWIT Virtual Chapter.
Two of our favorite Andys are gearing up for this weekend's #SQLSatMadison. Here Andy Yun talks about the event, the sessions that he will be presenting, and also talks about Andy Mallon's session.
Andy Yun, Microsoft MVP, announces a new professional development session focused on helping SQL Saturday attendees build their first presentation. Entitled "Everyone Has a Story to Tell: Developing Your First Presentation" will be debuted at SQL Saturday Nashville, on January 13, 2018.
Andy Yun talks about inspiration and professional development within the SQL community in this post PASS Summit blog.
It is that time of year again, the PASS Board of Directors elections are open. But, who is running and why should I care? Well, I have thrown my hat in the ring and made it to the candidate list. I'm standing for election to the Board and am in contention for the EMEA or […]
Day One Keynote with Joseph Sirosh Adam Jorgensen, PASS President, welcomed the PASS community to the Seattle, introducing a number of exciting opportunities we are facing as we shift mere data storage to intelligent platforms. As a professional association, Adam's time on stage is as much about keeping the community apprised of the business of […]
I'm sure not everyone agrees, but Memphis means blues, BBQ, Elvis and BB King. It's Tennessee's biggest city, at approximately 650k residents, only 8% more than Nashville. It's strategic location on the Mississippi River made it a key shipping and immigration hub and, as a consequence, the city houses some of the state's prettiest and […]
Kevin Kline (@kekline) reminds us how important it is for us, as a community, to look out for one another.
Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) concludes her series about the PASS Nomination Committee, discussing campaigning and how potential rule violations are handled.
Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) continues her series on her involvement on the PASS Nominations Committee, this time discussing the interview process.