PASS Board Applications Open October 5
Interested in joining the PASS Board of Directors? Your chance is
just around the corner.
The Board of Directors is the executive body of PASS, setting the
organization's vision and direction to ensure that PASS achieves its mission to
help community members connect, share, and learn. You can find information about
the current Board
This year, the PASS Board has four seats open. Applications open
Wednesday, Oct. 5, and are due two weeks later, by Oct. 19.
Find out more.
Calling all Bloggers...
Are you a regular blogger and attending PASS Summit? Every year we have
a blogger table front and center during the keynote presentations. As in
previous years we will pre-assign some seats, but new this year is a random draw
for bloggers to get a seat at the table. So if you blog at least 4 times a month
and are interested in joining fellow SQL Server community bloggers at the table,
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PASS Summit Keynotes
Microsoft SQL Server executives, Ted Kummert, Quentin Clark, and David
DeWitt, will take center stage at PASS Summit 2011 to share the latest SQL
Server news and technical knowledge.
You’ll learn more about the upcoming launch of Microsoft SQL Server Code Named
“Denali”; you’ll go on a demo-packed adventure across SQL Server solutions that
span traditional boxed software, appliances, and cloud; and you’ll witness the
strengths and weaknesses of the Hadoop approach and explore how it can be used
productively in conjunction with SQL Server.
at PASS Summit for these not-to-be-missed keynote addresses.
Microsoft at Summit and Community Expert Picks
Everywhere you turn at
PASS Summit 2011, you’ll see Microsoft’s valuable participation. In addition
to the incredible lineup of Microsoft
spotlight sessions, check out this snapshot of
you can find Microsoft’s top experts. And if you’re having a hard time
deciding which sessions to attend, don’t miss these
must-see session lists created by members of the SQL Server community. Still
thinking about attending? With less than 3 weeks until Summit, now’s a great
ProfDev VC: Career Success in Turbulent Times
Sept 22, 1-2pm ET (online)
PASS SQLSaturday #85 -
Sept 24, 8am-5pm, Orlando, FL
VC: How Can Replication Work for Your Application?
Sept 27, 12-1pm ET (online)
VC: Record Linkage Fuzzy Match
Sept 28, 12-1pm ET (online)
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PASS HQ Spotlight: Sanjeet Gandham
From PASS newsletters, web updates, and Events page postings to Summit and
SQLSaturday swag, sponsorship ads, and more, Marketing and Sponsorship
Coordinator Sanjeet Gandham gets the word out.
24 Hours of PASS Recordings Available
Hours of PASS: Summit Preview online event brought together SQL Server
experts from around the world in 24 technical webcasts. Most sessions are
now available for streaming, so rewatch your
favorites or catch up on those you missed!
A big thank you to all our speakers and moderators for putting on such a
fantastic event. Thanks also to our sponsor, Dell, for making this 24 Hours of
PASS training event available free of charge to the entire SQL Server community.
Community Appreciation Party at PASS Summit
Be sure to join Microsoft, PASS, and 3,000 of your SQL Server best friends at
Gameworks Thursday, Oct. 13, as we say “thank you” to the community for all your
hard work and support! With great food, an open bar, and free games for
Community Appreciation Party is open to all PASS Summit attendees.
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